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Indecent exposures : Eadweard Muybridge's animal locomotion nudes

Author: Sarah Gordon
Publisher: New Haven and London Yale University Press [2015] © 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Photographer Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904), often termed the father of the motion picture, presented his iconic Animal Locomotion series in 1887. Produced under the auspices of the University of Pennsylvania and encompassing thousands of photographs of humans and animals in motion, the series included more than 300 plates of nude men and women engaged in activities such as swinging a baseball bat, playing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bibliografie
Named Person: Eadweard Muybridge; Eadweard 1830-1904 / Criticism and interpretation / Muybridge Eadweard 1830-1904 / Animal locomotion (Muybridge Eadweard) Muybridge
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Gordon
ISBN: 9780300209488 0300209487
OCLC Number: 952769719
Description: IX, 173 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Muybridge west and east --
A monumental work --
Distributing the nudes --
Fascination and fantasy --
Conclusion: still exposed.
Responsibility: Sarah Gordon.
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A revelatory look at how Muybridge's photographs of nudes in motion propelled crucial scientific and cultural advancements of the modern era  Read more...

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"Sarah Gordon's willingness to move beyond the technology and aesthetics of motion and discuss meaning found in the unique presentation of Muybridge's grids-and in the individual images-leads to a Read more...

 
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