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The Owsley Moment

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

S01 E45 – Unidentified Nepalese Artist – Mandala – 1800s


When Buddhist monks craft the sacred patterns of a mandala, every decision communicates a personal statement. Even the different colors denote specific struggles its creator faced in their attempts to reach enlightenment. 

Written by James Schwab
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:
Unknown Composer
Recording by Deben Bhattacharya

Original air date: Nov 16, 2017

Unidentified Nepalese Artist – Mandala – 1800s – Photo by Steve Talley

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