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curator , film historian

Richard Koszarski, American Film historian, writer. Research associateship American Film Institute, 1971, 72; research grantee American Coun.Learned Socs., 1978; recipient National Film Book award National Film Society, 1984, award Prix Jean Mitry, 1991. Member Polish Institute Arts and Sciences, Antique Wireless Association, Domitor, Association Moving Image Archivists. M C.

Background

Koszarski, Richard was born on December 18, 1947 in New York City. Son of Casimir and Janina (Orzechowski) Koszarski.

Education

Bachelor, Hofstra University, 1969. Master of Arts, New York University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1977.

Career

Lecturer, School Visual Arts, New York City, 1974-1984;lecturer, New York University, 1976, 97;lecturer, Columbia University, New York City, 1980-1986;historian, Astoria Motion Picture & television Foundation, New York City, 1977-1981;curator of film, American Museum Moving Image, New York City, 1981-1992;exhibition curator Masterpieces of Moving Image Technology, American Museum Moving Image, New York City, 1988;head collections and exhibitions, American Museum Moving Image, New York City, 1992-1996;senior historian, American Museum Moving Image, New York City, 1996-1997;assistant Professor of English, Rutgers University, since 1998.

Works

Membership

Member Polish Institute Arts and Sciences, Antique Wireless Association, Domitor, Association Moving Image Archivists. M C.

Connections

Married Diane Kaiser, 1975. 1 child, Eva.

father:
Casimir Koszarski

mother:
Janina (Orzechowski) Koszarski

spouse:
Diane Kaiser

child:
Eva Koszarski