Eadweard Muybridge

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United States motion-picture pioneer remembered for his pictures of running horses taken with a series of still cameras (born in England) (1830-1904)

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19) Eadweard Muybridge, "Prospectus," Muybridge's Complete Human and Animal Locomotion, 1586.
The 25 chapters begin with Eadweard Muybridge in 1872 and assembling still images into the illusion of movement.
The author of five works of nonfiction, including the National Book Award winner Slaves in the Family (1998) and The Genetic Strand (2007), Edward Ball examines the improbable relationship between Leland Stanford and Eadweard Muybridge that led to the invention of moving pictures.
THE INVENTOR AND THE TYCOON: A GILDED AGE MURDER AND THE BIRTH OF MOVING PICTURES provides a powerful historical biography centering on the relationship between a murderer who invented the movies - one Eadweard Muybridge - and a robber baron who built the railroad - tycoon Leland Stanford.
Rather than simply connect stereoscopy to current cinematic articulations of 3-D, Belisle turns to the works of Eadweard Muybridge and Etienne Jules Marey to show how, taken together, their motion-study experiments can be seen as functioning like a hinge that connects stereoscopy and photography to cinema.
Photography enabled new ways of recording physical movement, which was investigated by early photographers such as Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904) and the American painter Thomas Eakins (1844-1916) (1).
Most quadrupeds have a similar sequence in which they move each limb as they walk, trot or run - this sequence was studied and outlined in the early 1880s by English photographer Eadweard Muybridge.
2) One can think here, following from the work of Linda Williams, of familiar figures such as Eadweard Muybridge or Jean-Martin Charcot whose works sought to capture the internal workings of the self through its external movements, gyrations and spasms.
I was reminded of the photographs of Eadweard Muybridge who, in 1877, with his bank of still cameras showed that horses took all of their feet off the ground as they galloped.
The world's first sequential movement shots were taken in 1878 by Eadweard Muybridge when he took 12 images of a horse galloping to prove that at some point during the run all its four hooves were off the ground at the same time.
Degas started taking note of the high speed photographs of humans and animals taken by Eadweard Muybridge and would sketch from some of them.
It was some time in the 1870s that these young women relaxed on the expansive grounds of Oakland's Mills Seminary, later known as Mills College, posing for the celebrated photographer, Eadweard Muybridge.
Born Edward Muggeridge in Kingston-upon-Thames in 1830, the Anglo-American workaholic Eadweard Muybridge looms large in the history of photography.
The earnestly helpful Russian girl explains to me how her portfolio of designs traces a link between the horse-centred world of sport and the horse-centred world of the history of art, drawing on works as disparate as Picasso's monumental anti-war masterpiece Guernica, the pioneering animal locomotion studies of Eadweard Muybridge and the iconic equine symbolism of Soviet painter Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin.