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The Owsley Moment

Vivid descriptions of art on display in our part of the state

S01 E11 – Robert Henri – Jimmie in Blue Jumper – 1920


New York in the ’20s, Urban Realism, the Ashcan School, and the rejection of academic technique — all that and more in less than 90 seconds in this week’s Moment.

Written by Mikayla Carpenter
Voiced by Courtney Martin
Produced by Sean Ashcraft in cooperation with the David Owsley Museum of Art and the Ball State School of Art.

Music used in this episode:
String Quartet No. 2 in C, Op. 36: II. Vivace
Composed by Benjamin Britten
Performed by the Brodsky Quartet

Robert Henri – Jimmie in Blue Jumper – 1920 – Photo by Steve Talley

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