Eadweard Muybridge Take a Bow

by Accidental Bear
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Visionary photographer gets his due

‘Helios: Eadweard Muybridge in a Time of Change’ at SFMOMA

by Sura Wood at B.A.R

Any doubt as to whether San Francisco could call the British-born photography innovator and visionary Eadweard Muybridge its own will be quickly dispelled by SFMOMA‘s latest exhibition, Helios: Eadweard Muybridge in a Time of Change. The show, which doubles as a primer on the history of photography and the history of late-19th-century California, whose development trajectories paralleled each other, is the first comprehensive retrospective of the staggering invention and lesser-known creative output of a multidisciplinary pioneer who advanced both the art and technology of modern photography.

Eadweard Muybridge

Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904)

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Time of Change runs at SFMOMA through June 7. Info at www.sfmoma.org

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