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Book: Eadweard Muybridge, The Human and Animal Locomotion Photographs

German publishers, Taschen, have recently released the book Eadweard Muybridge: The Human and Animal Locomotion Photographs, a 804-page, lavishly illustrated book about his movement series.

This resplendent book traces the life and work of Muybridge, from his early thinking about anatomy and movement to his latest photographic experiments. The complete 781 plates of Muybridge’s groundbreaking Animal Locomotion (1887) are reproduced here. In addition, Muybridge’s handmade and extremely rare first illustrated album, The Attitudes of Animals in Motion (1881) is reproduced in its entirety. A detailed chronology by British researcher Stephen Herbert throws new light on one of the most important pioneers of photography.

Click on the Amazon link on the right to search/purchase it.


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