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Video interviews with Ralph Rosenthal and Nat Jacobsen / Moshe Alon, producer, c1995

Alon, Moshe, 1914-

Art teacher

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 1 videocassette (VHS) (2 hrs.), sd., col., 1/2 in.

Summary: The Rosenthal interview, presumably talking with Moshe Alon (off camera) discusses his training and teaching at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston School, and Boston University, and in the Boston Public Schools where he was the first Jewish art teacher. He mentions Alan Crite, Philip Hale, Bernard Chaet, Karl Zerbe.
The second and lengthier (approx. 1 1/2 hrs.) is an interview with Nat Jacobson, and his interest in becoming an artist, museum schools, painting classes, the Massachusetts College of Art, serving in the army, and attending the MFA, Boston School on the GI Bill, commissions, and his mural at Boston University.

Language Note

English .

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How to Cite This Collection

Video interviews with Ralph Rosenthal and Nat Jacobsen / Moshe Alon, producer, c1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.