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CVM Store: All Fischinger Material - DVDs, Books, Objects, Ephemera



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December 2017 release: Oskar Fischinger: Visual Music, the second Fischinger DVD from CVM! Includes Muratti greift ein, Composition in Blue, An American March, Koloratura, Swiss Trip (Rivers and Landscapes), Studies nr 2, 5 and 8, newly restored animation tests from the 1920s, 30s and 40s, and more! NTSC, region free. A CVM release. Order through our squarespace shop. $30 private home use, $200 institutions/libraries. Note, Purchase here does not include streaming rights. Contact us for streaming licenses.       



Oskar Fischinger: Ten Films (DVD, 2006, A CVM Release)

"If you love animation, or modern art, or computer graphics, consider it a must" Leonard Maltin. Films include Spirals, Study Nr. 6, Study Nr. 7, Kreise (Circles), Allegretto, Radio Dynamics, Motion Painting no. 1; plus three of Fischinger's very first films: Wax Experiments, Spiritual Constructions, and Walking from Munich to Berlin. Bonus features include Home Movies from Fischinger's Berlin Studio c. 1931, a selection of early experiments and animation tests, paintings and photographs, film notes and a biography. Purchase here does not include streaming rights.

NTSC, region-free. Produced by Center for Visual Music, 2006. B/w & color, sound and silent.

ORDER THROUGH our Squarespace shop. Contact us for classroom, library and institutional requests, or streaming licenses.

Purchase for private home use: $30. Private home use ONLY, no other permissions are included, public performance or screenings are not permitted.

Purchase for University or Library use: $225 Use above link to order for institutions, with a limited educational license (public performance rights are not included, permissions are for classroom and library use only), or contact us.



Fischinger gifts - a great present for someone on your list....or yourself!

From left, a set of numbered, boxed coasters with film stills (limited edition), a silk scarf with a Raumlichtkunst still (limited edition, produced by the Whitney Museum, New York), and CVM's recent Fischinger book (2013). First two items, from CVM, order below. The book is available online through resellers internationally; distributed by Thames & Hudson.






Fischinger Silk Scarf, produced by The Whitney Museum, New York, from a still from Fischinger's Raumlichtkunst. Produced in association with CVM. 100% silk, 36 inches square. Limited edition. While supplies last. V106. Regular price $98 Above Image courtesy Whitney Museum shop.

CVM sale - $88 each, only a few left. Order at our new store pages here


Books, Journals, Catalogs


CVMB6. William Moritz's Fischinger biography, Optical Poetry (2004). Signed.

Signed by author Dr. William Moritz in early 2004 before his death. Only one available. Out of print. $200. Email cvmaccess (at)




CVMB1. Film Culture No. 58-59-60, 1974. Contains Moritz's first extensive biography/critical study of Oskar Fischinger (151 pgs). Out of print. Only few copies left, $35 ea

10% discount for CVM Members, inquire





Optische Poesie, Oskar Fischinger: Leben und Work. Herber Gehr, Ed. Contains extensive essay by William Moritz. Exhibition catalog published by Deutsches Filmmuseum, Frankfurt, 1993. Kinematograph Nr.9. 111 pages, color and b/w illustrations. Language: German. V108. Out of Print, excellent condition. $80. 10% discount to CVM Members, inquire

 See our rare books and ephemera page for a poster from this same exhibition.


CVMB4. Oskar Fischinger - Gallery 609 Exhibition Catalog from 1980 Exhibition, features 18 color reproductions of Fischinger's paintings, plus text by the curator on Fischinger, and by Elfriede Fischinger. Excellent resource for the study of Fischinger's paintings. Paperback, SOLD OUT



Oskar Fischinger (1900-1967): Experiments in Cinematic Abstraction (new book, 2013, co-published by CVM) CVM is no longer selling copies online, the book is available at many museum shops and online shops worldwide.

Artwork and ephemera


Artwork - inquire



Special offer, Fischinger Coaster Set! Limited edition of 100. Four cork-backed coasters in specially designed box. Available for a donation of $120 or more. CVM is a 501(c)3 non-profit public charity, donations are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law. You will receive a donation receipt for $120 from CVM with your coasters. Only 8 available

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Visit our rare books and ephemera page for posters and other items



Vintage Materials

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Some Vintage cards, promotional items, and other selected Vintage Paper materials are available as a premium (very limited supplies) for Members of Center for Visual Music.

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NOTE: Institutional rates listed do not include public performance rights, only classroom use and non-paying educational use is permitted. Museum exhibitions do NOT fall under these categories; no usage in museum exhibitions or public screenings is permitted for any of the dvds sold by CVM, please inquire for information on additional permissions and procedures for such requests.

Mailing address: Center for Visual Music, PO Box 39527, Los Angeles, CA 90039.

Prices listed do not include shipping. Please allow up to 2 weeks to fulfill order; most ship within 3 business days. International orders ship via airmail. Items may not be returned unless defective.



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