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Oral history interview with Jason Berger, 1979 January 12-1980 February 1

view Oral history interview with Jason Berger, 1979 January 12-1980 February 1 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Berger, Jason, 1924-2010
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.
Subject:
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. School
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
2 sound files : digital, wav file
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 5 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Use requires an appointment.
Summary:
An interview of Jason Berger conducted 1979 January 12-1980 February 1, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Berger speaks of his youth in Malden, Massachusetts, his education at the Boston Museum School; teaching at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; and the development of a group of plein-air painters in Boston in the 1970s.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Jason Berger, 1979 January 12-1980 February 1. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Biography Note:
Jason Berger (1924-2010) is a painter and printmaker from Brookline, Massachusetts.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Interviews
Painters
Painting, Modern
Printmakers
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11976
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212523
AAA_collcode_berger79
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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