Constantly in motion – Wall Street Journal review On the Move

Jonathan Shaw’s Triple Jump, Harold Edgerton’s Densmore Shute Bends the Shaft & Portrait of Jonathan Miller

“On the Move: Visualising Action,” at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art in north London until April 18, for which Sir Jonathan has assembled a wide range of material examining the perception and depiction of movement.

The show includes not only Muybridge’s fragile lantern slides, but the devices which first reproduced visual movement in the 19th century, such as the phenakistoscope, zoetrope and praxinoscope. But it also extends to animated studies of highly technical research into how we perceive movement, Futurist paintings, modern panoramic digital photography and comic strips.”

Further reviews can be seen at;

On the Move is an engaging, thought provoking show… – Evening Standard

…an enthralling show… – The Guardian/Observer

SMIRNOFF Hot Pick! – Time Out London

(the show) raises all kinds of questions, not only about how we perceive movement in still images, but also what art is – The Independent

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