Alpinus in Action
40” x 96” x 18”
When we see animals running, often it is a blur of body and limbs. The pioneering work of photographer Eadweard J. Muybridge was able to break down each movement of an animal in motion, letting us see the articulation of their bodies.
This piece captures the movement of one dog in two positions: on the left he has his ears back, his feet underneath him, just hitting his stride. Starting to run, the dog on the right is stretching out his feet as he prepares to take off.