‘Bouquet’, Galloping, Eadweard Muybridge, 1887

‘Bouquet’, Galloping, Eadweard Muybridge, 1887

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Eadweard Muybridge is a major forerunner of modern photography. He demonstrated early on that a camera ‘sees’ more, and better, than the human eye. He began making studies of motion in 1872 to settle the question whether all four legs of a horse are off the ground at the same time when galloping. And, indeed, horses ‘float’. Many a painting turns out to be based on a misunderstanding.

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