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The Owsley Moment

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

S01 E21 – Thomas Cole – Storm King of the Hudson – 1825-1827


An exploration into why and how this painter used art to express his concerns on the industrialization of the 19th century.

Written by Mary Johantges
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:
Orchestral Set No. 1 “Three Places in New England”: I. The St. Gaudens in Boston Common (Col. Shaw and his Colored Regiment)
Composed by Charles Ives
Performed by the Malmö SymfoniOrkester

Thomas Cole – Storm King of the Hudson – 1825-1827 – Photo by Steve Talley

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