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"At last! A full biography of Oskar Fischinger, arguably the greatest and the most influential artist of abstract or 'absolute' cinema. This informative book, written with insight and candor by film historian Dr. William Moritz, is an important contribution to our knowledge of alternative filmmaking seen through the life and art of a unique visionary" — John Canemaker, Professor/Director Animation Studies, New YorkUniversityTischSchoolof the Arts(John Canemaker, Professor/Director Animation Studies, New YorkUniversityTischSchoolof the Arts)
"... an important addition to animation scholarship and the history of the avant garde and a fitting tribute to Moritz's own passionate dedication to Fischinger's career." —
William Moritz, a filmmaker and writer, is on the faculty of the CalArts School of Film/Video. His 34 experimental and animation films have screened at museums in Paris, Amsterdam, and Tokyo, among others. He has published widely on animation history.