Muybridge and the Riddle of Locomotion
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Firefly Books, Limited|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $19.95|
| Book Description: |
Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1900) is famous for his invention of very fast photography, and his discovery of how animals and people run. Born in England, he moved to California during the gold rush boom, became a celebrated landscape photographer, and then studied "Animals in Motion" and "The Human Figure in Motion".
For more than a century people have marveled at his series of "Locomotion" images, which depict horses, cats and people moving in their natural instinctive ways. He...