Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904), Part Four

Eadweard Muybridge and the Horses of Leland Stanford Part Two On the sixth of June in the year 2015, a horse won the Triple Crown. After a drought that had lasted almost four decades American Pharaoh galloped to a win by five lengths. The Los Angeles Times celebrated...

Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904) Part Three

Eadweard Muybridge: Photographing Colonialism Part Three Although the relationship between Eadweard Muybridge and Leland Stanford would send the photographer down a path that led to one of the main art forms of the twentieth century, the photographer, the cool killer...

Edition Jacob Samuel (2010)

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Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904), Part Two

Eadweard Muybridge and the Horses of Leland Stanford Part One In his 2013  book, The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Guilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures, Edward Ball wrote, somewhat dramatically that “Muybridge, the photographer, killed cooly in a...

Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904), Part One

Eadward Muybridge in Yosemite  Eadweard Muybridge lived many lives under many names, rose and fell, appeared and disappeared, invented and re-invented himself. In the nineteenth century, you could do that sort of thing. This was a century of non-identity, meaning...

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