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Time stands still : Muybridge and the instantaneous photography movement

Author: Phillip Prodger; Tom Gunning
Publisher: New York : Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University in association with Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Eadweard Muybridge, famous for the photographs of horses and other animals in motion that he made in the 1870s and '80s, is a familiar figure to students of art history, photography, and cinema. By devising a method for photographing episodes of behavior using a series of cameras, he became the first photographer to successfully capture rapid action for analysis and study. Muybridge's pictures revolutionized  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues
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Named Person: Eadweard Muybridge; Eadweard Muybridge; Eadweard Muybridge
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip Prodger; Tom Gunning
ISBN: 0195149637 9780195149630 9780195149647 0195149645
OCLC Number: 51223722
Description: xv, 310 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Foreword / Thomas K. Seligman --
A time and place : Eadweard Muybridge and his legacy --
In the blink of an eye : the rise of the instantaneous photography movement, 1839-78 --
How to make an instantaneous photograph --
Make it stop : Muybridge and the new frontier in instantaneous photography --
The first zoopraxiscope disc : the first motion picture? --
Never seen this picture before : Muybridge in multiplicity / Tom Gunning --
The Larkyns affair.
Responsibility: Phillip Prodger, with an essay by Tom Gunning.


Eadweard Muybridge was the first person to use photography to freeze rapid action for analysis and study. His pictures led to the invention of the motion picture in the mid 1890s. This is the  Read more...


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