Oskar Fischinger


Motion Painting No. 1

Related Links

Artist’s Website

Canyon Cinema


Archival Collections

Anthology Film Archives, Library

Anthology Film Archives.

Study collection, [ca. 1900-1985], 1950-1985 (bulk)

ca. 1,000 films.

Frick Collection, Art Reference Library

Fischinger, Oskar, 1900-1967.

Oskar Fischinger : artist file : study photographs and reproductions of works of art with accompanying documentation 1920-2000 [graphic].

Publication Information: 1920-

1 folder [as of 1999] : ill. (some col.) ; 34 cm.

Arrangement of Materials: Artist file further arranged by subject.

Museum of Modern Art

Fischinger, Oskar.

Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material.

1 folder.

New York University

Canemaker, John.

Animation collection. Documentary and graphic materials, 1928-1990. 1970-1980 (bulk).

17 linear feet.

Arrangement of Materials: Organized into five series: I. Documentary Materials; II. Graphic Materials; III. Book Collection; IV. Periodical Collection; V. Audio & Video Tape Collection; Series I contains Subseries: A) Subjects, and B) People. Series II contains Subseries: A) Animators’ Work, B) Posters, and C) Flip Books. Series level arrangement alphabetically by subject or format. Folder level arrangement by type, and therein, chronologically.

Smithsonian Institute, Archives of American Art

Fischinger, Oskar, 1900-1967.

Oskar Fischinger papers, 1947-1985.

0.4 linear ft. (62 items).


Burnett, Maija. “Moving Visual Thinking: The Paradox of ‘Visual Music’ in the Animated Work of Oskar Fischinger.” Animatrix: A Journal of the UCLA Animation Workshop (2002): 37–43. Print.
Charity, Tom. “Jordan Belson/Oskar Fischinger.” Sight & Sound 18.1 (2008): 96–97. Print.
Duncan, Michael. “Oskar Fischinger at Jack Rutberg.” Art in America 89 (2001): 136. Print.
Fishinger, Elfriede. “Writing Light.” Animatrix: A Journal of the UCLA Animation Workshop 1 (1987): 27–32. Print.
Gardiner, Ian. “Oskar Fischinger.” Music, Sound & the Moving Image 1.1 (2007): 117–118. Print.
James, David E. “AN INTERVIEW WITH PAT O’NEILL.” Millennium Film Journal. Fall 1997 : 119-31. Print.
Moritz, William. “Gasparcolor: Perfect Hues for Animation.” Animation Journal 5 (1996): 52–57. Print.
Muller, Danny, Chuck Sheetz, and Scott Lee Tygett. “The World of Oskar Fischinger.” Animatrix: A Journal of the UCLA Animation Workshop (1984): 27–42. Print.
Rosenbaum, Jonathan. “One-shots, Hybrids, and a Few Footnotes to Film History.” Cinema Scope 28 (2006): 54–60. Print.
Russell, Deborah. “Video Kills the Radio Star.” Billboard 106.44 (1994): 193. Print.
Stoneman, Rod. “Love, Music, Compromise: The Pop Promo.” Kinema 1 (1993): 3. Print.

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