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The Owsley Moment

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

S01 E20 – Harriet Whitney Frishmuth – Joy of the Waters – 1920 – & – Crest of the Wave – 1929


In this Moment, we take a look at a joyous sculpture created by one of the most recognizable members of the Philadelphia Ten, a group of female artists active during the early twentieth century. 

Written by Dakota Hall
Voiced by Adam Benjamin
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:
Grande fantaisie triomphale sur l’hymne national brésilien, Op. 69
Composed by Louis Moreau Gottschalk
Performed by Steven Mayer

Harriet Whitney Frishmuth – Joy of the Waters – 1920 – Photo by Steve Talley

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