‘Russian Vivian Maier’ Discovered After 30,000 Photos Found in Attic

Born in 1942, Russian photographer Masha Ivashintsova never stopped taking pictures, but never showed them to anyone.

It wasn’t until last year, 17 years after her death, that a family member stumbled upon boxes full of negatives and undeveloped film in an attic.

More than 30,000 images were shown to the public for the first time.

“Of course, I knew that my mother was taking pictures all along. What was striking is that she never shared her works with anyone, not even her family.”

Her daughter decided to create an Instagram account, in which her superb portraits and landscapes are offered to the eyes of 4000 subscribers, and from which a certain melancholy emerges.


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