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The Owsley Moment

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

S02 E40 – Ralph Eugene Meatyard – Romance of Ambrose Bierce #3 – 1964

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Probably Ralph Eugene Meatyard’s most famous photograph, he often used his wife and children as subjects and Halloween masks that he bought from Woolworth’s as props.

Research by Matt Hubbard
Voiced by Gwyn Burton
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:
Sonatas and Interludes: Sonata 15 
Composed by John Cage
Performed by James Tenney

Ralph Eugene Meatyard – Romance of Ambrose Bierce #3 – 1964 – Photo by Steve Talley

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