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Eadweard Muybridge Exhibit at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in DC

Posted By Administration, Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013

Technology moves fast, art slower. You could say that art is still catching up to Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904), a pioneer of stop-motion photography and early filmmaking.

In "Helios: Eadweard Muybridge in a Time of Change," at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, you can see how Muybridge himself got up to speed with industrialization, mechanization and the other radical changes of the late 19th century.

His impact on the 20th is difficult to overstate. The writer Rebecca Solnit, in her 2003 biography, called Muybridge "the man who split the second," aligning him with the inventor of the atom bomb.

Read the complete review in The New York Times.

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