Major Eadweard Muybridge Retrospective Opens at Tate Britain


LONDON.- The pioneering Anglo-American photographer Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904) is the subject of a major retrospective at Tate Britain this autumn. Bringing together over 150 works, this exhibition demonstrates how Muybridge broke new ground in the emerging art form of photography. From his iconic images of motion to depictions of the sublime landscapes of America, the exhibition will present the full range of Muybridge’s work, exploring how he created and honed remarkable images that continue to resonate powerfully. Born in Kingston upon Thames in April 1830, Muybridge pursued his photographic career entirely in America. Perhaps best known for his extensive photographic portrayal of animal and human subjects in motion, he was also a highly successful landscape and survey photographer, documentary artist