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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Muybridge, Eadweard Originally Edward James Muggeridge. 1830-1904. British-born American motion-picture pioneer, particularly noted for his series of photographs of horses in motion, taken by a set of still cameras.

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  • n. United States motion-picture pioneer remembered for his pictures of running horses taken with a series of still cameras (born in England) (1830-1904)

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Examples

  • I spent hours doing this with Muybridge's majestic pictures of the West and street scenes of old New York.

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  • The cross threads of influence run deep, with Turnage's score inspired by a text by Wallinger about Eadweard Muybridge.

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  • The regiment looks like one man in a Muybridge, a time-lapse sequence squashed together.

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  • Prior to Alice, perhaps the most notable female in early cinema was Sallie Gardner, a horse photographed in perpetual motion by Eadweard Muybridge.

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  • He is that rare species, an artist following in the tradition of the great American Landscape Photographers - Watkins, Haynes, O'Sullivan, Muybridge, Jackson, Adams - but one who also displays a distinctly original voice.

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  • Juxtaposing paintings, sculptures and installations with film and video of choreography, the Centre Pompidou's "Dancing through Life" creates a dialogue about human form and movement through the works of Merce Cunningham, Theo van Doesburg, Wassily Kandinsky, Eadweard Muybridge, Bruce Nauman, Pablo Picasso, Auguste Rodin, Andy Warhol and others.

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  • Then another picture, repeated many times like a Muybridge print: two girls in perpetual motion, heaving a heavy dresser against their bedroom door to keep their mother out.

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  • We know that Degas was aware of the photographic experiments in capturing motion of Eadweard Muybridge, Étienne-Jules Marey and the brothers Lumière.

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  • The Society of California Pioneers12 An object in 'Helios: Eadweard Muybridge in a Time of Change' "Helios: Eadweard Muybridge in a Time of Change" presents a 19th-century British-American remarkable for much beside his first name: stop-motion camera techniques used on galloping horses and fighting boxers, and an early movie-projection device.

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  • Carleton Watkins 1829-1916 was for a time partially overshadowed by his more familiar contemporaries Eadweard Muybridge and William Henry Jackson.

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