Jason Berger (1924-2010). Berger is a Boston painter who is connected to the Boston Expressionists. He painted en plein air landscapes in the United States, Europe and Mexico and used those motifs in abstracted studio paintings. His approach was direct, his vision clear, his paintings full of structural elegance with the results a positive and optimistic expression. Renowned for his humor, love of jazz, and his upbeat approach to painting, his work expresses the joy of life and love of place.