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River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West Paperback – March 2, 2004
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Muybridge's life and work are inextricably bound with the brand-new state of California, but he was born in 1830 over a family shop in England, in Kingston-upon-Thames. He lit out for San Francisco, where he worked as a bookseller. He made a name for himself in photography, however, which was a relatively new and demanding art. He was among the first to photograph the wilderness of Yosemite, using huge plates for images that are still dramatic.Read more ›
I took this book with me on an overnight flight to Brazil and compulsively read it cover to cover while I should have been sleeping.
It is always a surprise and an experience to read on a subject and find much more on the way.
This book is a mind expander.
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Probably one of the most boring books I've read. Was a selection for my book club or I wouldn't have finished itPublished 2 months ago by John Kensey
I'd rather claw my eyes out than read this book again. I couldn't say enough bad things about this book to justify how terrible it was.Published 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
I got through 150 pages of this book by active skimming but finally gave up. Solnit buries a fascinating story under a blizzard of details about the historical context of... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Amazon Customer
Muybridge is the thread that allows us to see how life changed with his invention. Well written. Well researched. You'll come away smarter and with a broader perspective. Read morePublished 12 months ago by book person
Soltnit is a fascinating and able guide in ways that give a good name to intellectual associative writing: she knows how to do it without sounding anything but genuine in her... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Eileen O Malley Callahan
very informative but way to long for what the author appears to want to do. but interesting.Published 21 months ago by Paula A. Barsamian
An unusual penetrating study of the beginning of photography, of Muybridge's life and his 'movement studies.' Mr. Read morePublished 22 months ago by a