Part of the Phaidon 55s photography series.
Eadweard Muybridge (1830–1904) is a key name in early photographic history. His pioneering locomotion studies of the 1870s and 1880s, a body of over 20,000 photographs, radically changed the way society understood animal and human movement. Less well known is his earlier landscape work, a selection of which is also presented in this book.
Phaidon 55s photography series introduces you to 9 masters of the medium. The men and women who invented, changed and revolutionized the language of everyday communication. Celebrating and acknowledging all styles and aspects of photography, each volume focuses on the life's work of an individual master and contains an informative introductory essay, a detailed chronology and 55 tappable-and-enlargeable key works accompanied by extended captions.
The Phaidon 55s photography series includes many of the world's most influential photographers - Guy Bourdin, Larry Fink, Gabriela Iturbide, André Kertész, Dorothea Lange, Mary Ellen Mark, Daido Moriyama, Eadweard Muybridge and László Moholy-Nagy.