HAAS, RB: Muybridge: Man in Motion

Haas, Robert Bartlett. Muybridge: Man in Motion. University of California Press, 1976. ISBN: 0520024648. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket with some rubbing. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#28432)

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Muybridge (1830-1904) was an English photographer important for his pioneering work in photographic studies of motion, and early work in motion-picture projection. This book examines Muybridge’s skill as a photographer and demonstrates his experimental work.

PRODGER, P: Time Stands Still: Muybridge and the Instantaneous Photography Movement

Prodger, Phillip. Time Stands Still: Muybridge and the Instantaneous Photography Movement. Oxford University Press, USA, 2003. ISBN: 0195149645. Unmarked. Remainder mark on bottom. Exhibition catalogue. Checklist of exhibition. Extensively illustrated. Bibliography. Index. Very Good. Paperback. (#23860) $16.00

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Relates Muybridge’s work to that of numerous other photographers of the instantaneous movement by analyzing pictorial compositions and comparing photographic techniques. Additional essay by Tom Gunning, a film expert at the University of Chicago, adds illuminating comparisons of Muybridge’s work to symbolist painting.