An excerpt from Vivian Maier: Out of the Shadows describes Jim Dempsey’s (BFA 1991) interaction with the late photographer.
An excerpt from Vivian Maier: Out of the Shadows describes Jim Dempsey’s (BFA 1991) interaction with the late photographer.
November 25

SAIC Connection to Enigmatic Photographer Detailed by New York Times Blog

On November 7 the New York Timesphotography blog Lens posted an excerpt from the book Vivian Maier: Out of the Shadows by Richard Cahan and Michael Williams mentioning SAIC alumnus and faculty member Jim Dempsey (BFA 1991). The book describes the frequent interactions between Dempsey—cofounder Corbett vs. Dempsey—and Vivian Maier. “Jim Dempsey, who worked the box office at the Film Center of the School of the Art Institute, saw her most every week for over a decade,” the book states. “She would dig through her purse looking for money, sighing until Dempsey let her in.”