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The Owsley Moment

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

S02 E46 – Edward Steichen – Mother & Child–Sunlight – 1906


Sometimes, Pictorialists deliberately blurred their images by using screens or even Vaseline over their camera lenses in order to strike a romantic and nostalgic tone.

Research by Kayla Graves
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:
Pavane pour une infante défunte
Composed by Maurice Ravel
Performed by Bertrand Chamayou

Original air date: Dec. 27, 2018

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