Owen

Oil on Canvas 21.25" x 24" (with frame)

1996

The Welsh poet Wilfred Owen represents a different kind of great warrior ultimately consumed by the violence that defined him. His great contribution, however, was not the result of his skills at combat, but his ability to wrench the words for the pain he lived, a young man torn in the calculated slaughter of modern warfare, and craft it into enduring verse that still speaks with universal eloquence. He is pictured here at his death in combat, one week before the armistice, relinquishing his pistol, whistle and his muse to death who has replaced his scythe with a more contemporary tool of grim harvest.

Private collection.

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Paintings

The foundation of Joe's work. In painting, Joe discovered the possibilities for visual communication and the greatest historical inspiration. His canvasses are largely earlier works, though he will return from time to time to paint on panels or found surfaces.

Geoffrey's Wild Years Ikarus, No Man Dies Alone Owen Pferd Horse Trinity X Canto- Gunther Prien
Albatros 1918 Still Life with Messerschmitt Sister in Revolution Berlin: Embankment 1945 W. S. Burroughs- American. ...As Promised Selkie
Thomas Bernhard Shared Vision Surf Ta 152 Hitlerjugend A Man of Destiny Everybody Loves Pie!
Edith Vorsicht! Starker Feuerstrahl! Jap Otto and Nico Dog A Story I Heard Once Backsplash
Opa Julia Dick Tait Oma David's Factory V2