19) Eadweard Muybridge
, "Prospectus," Muybridge's Complete Human and Animal Locomotion, 1586.
THE TOPIC: In 1870s America, British immigrant Eadweard Muybridge
(one of the many spellings of his name), a talented inventor and photographer, and California governor-cum-railroad baron Leland Stanford formed an unlikely bond.
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
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.
It's revealing to contrast Asfar's "Constellations" with the work of Eadweard Muybridge
, famed for his work on animal locomotion.
Next we turn to photography: artist Michael Light describes the voyeuristic nature of his aerial shots, and artist and writer Rebecca Solnit discusses Eadweard Muybridge
, the revolutionary nineteenth-century photographer who helped lay the groundwork for motion pictures.
There's even a re-creation of Funk's workspace, with a drafting table, a set of Prismacolor pencils, a series of 19th century Eadweard Muybridge
anatomical motion photos and the kind of notes and snapshots you might find tacked up around anyone's office.
In 1872, Eadweard Muybridge
set up 24 cameras on a racetrack.
35pm) Alan Yentob marks the unveiling of a major Tate Britain exhibition focusing on the work of Eadweard Muybridge
, the English migrant who re-invented himself as a photographer in America in 1852.
20pm Eadweard Muybridge
pioneered the creation of photographic techniques that prefigured modern cinema and the digital age.
Colaborando, inclusive, como Eadweard Muybridge
, com o surgimento do cinema ao reproduzir imagens em sequencia para estudar os movimentos dos animais.
Left) The Human Figure in Motion by Eadweard Muybridge