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

Berger, Jason , b. 1924 d. 2010
Painter, Printmaker
Active in Boston, Mass.; Brookline, Mass.

Size: 2 sound files : digital, wav file

Format: Originally recorded on 1 tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 5 min.

Collection 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.

Biographical/Historical Note: Jason Berger (1924-2010) is a painter and printmaker from Brookline, Massachusetts.

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.

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.

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