Prestige, Professionalism, and the Paradox of Eadweard Muybridge’s Animal Locomotion Nudes

@inproceedings{Gordon2006PrestigePA,
  title={Prestige, Professionalism, and the Paradox of Eadweard Muybridge’s Animal Locomotion Nudes},
  author={Sarah H Gordon},
  year={2006}
}
IN 1878, EADWEARD Muybridge's serial photographs of trotting and galloping horses stunned artists, scientists, and critics in the United States and Europe (fig. 1). Muybridge's camera revealed equine bodies frozen mid-leap in positions never before detected by the human eye or captured on film. When viewed in quick succession, the serial photo graphs reanimated motion and the subjects sprang to life. Nine years later, the culmination of Muybridge's motion studies was published in Philadelphia… CONTINUE READING

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