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The Owsley Moment

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

S01 E40 – Adolph Alexander Weinman – Descending Night and Rising Day – 1914 – 1915


Originally designed them to go atop columns as part of fountains for the Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco, these sculptures utilize the technique of bronze casting as part of the classical revival.

Written by Heidi Noneman
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:
Light Is Calling
Composed by Michael Gordon
Performed by Bang On a Can All-Stars 

Original air date: Oct 12, 2017

Adolph Alexander Weinman – Descending Night – 1914-1915 – Photo by Steve Talley

Adolph Alexander Weinman – Rising Day – 1914-1915 – Photo by Steve Talley

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