Oskar Fischinger (1900-1967): Experiments in Cinematic Abstraction

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Edited by Cindy Keefer and Jaap Guldemond. This new monograph explores the position of Fischinger's work within the international avant-garde. It examines his animation and painting, his use of music, his experiences in Hollywood, the Lumigraph, visual music theories, and his influence on today's filmmakers, artists and animators. The book also contains previously unpublished documents including texts by Fischinger himself, and unshot animation drawings. Essays compiled and commissioned by editor Keefer include new research and texts by Jean-Michel Bouhours, Jeanpaul Goergen, Ilene Susan Fort, James Tobias, Cindy Keefer, Richard Brown, Joseph Hyde, Paul Hertz, Joerg Jewanski, and more.

Edited by Cindy Keefer and Jaap Guldemond. This new monograph explores the position of Fischinger's work within the international avant-garde. It examines his animation and painting, his use of music, his experiences in Hollywood, the Lumigraph, visual music theories, and his influence on today's filmmakers, artists and animators. The book also contains previously unpublished documents including texts by Fischinger himself, and unshot animation drawings. Essays compiled and commissioned by editor Keefer include new research and texts by Jean-Michel Bouhours, Jeanpaul Goergen, Ilene Susan Fort, James Tobias, Cindy Keefer, Richard Brown, Joseph Hyde, Paul Hertz, Joerg Jewanski, and more.

The book also features texts by Fischinger, a new bibliography and filmography by CVM, and testimonials by international artists, scholars, historians and authors including David James, Giannalberto Bendazzi, John Canemaker, Suzanne Buchan, yann beauvais, Joost Rekveld, Robert Haller, Arthur & Corinne Cantrill, Scott Snibbe, Robert Seidel and more. 240 pages, paperback. Extensive color illustrations, including never published ornament sound experiments animation material. 

Co-published by Eye Film Museum & Center for Visual Music
Distributed by Thames & Hudson
Copies are available now at Center for Visual Music, and at Cinematheque Francais Paris and selected museum shops.

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Author: 

Cindy Keefer (ed.), Jaap Guldemond (ed.)

Price: 

40 USD

Pages: 

240

Publishing date: 

Monday, April 1, 2013

ISBN: 

978-9071338007

Language: 

English