Michael Bowen

The Honorable ONE

The Honorable ONE Poetry by Ramanatha War is fought, hypocrisy, greed and vanity, Upholding the Bill of Rights, for all to see, Sleighing the dragon of ego, you fought and won, Glories to you, the Honorable ONE * Playing your tune of LOVE they came, Rejecting the establishment, oh so lame, To the call of …

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The Tuscan Cross

Writing by Michael Bowen Warhol “electric chair” The cross is an assemblage painting made in the Villa above Florence. The Tuscan hills are filled with churches and the churches are filled with crosses. All the crosses have a dead body hanging on them. For me it is one of the weirdest symbols ever invented by …

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LOVE Portrait

1966 Oil Painting by Michael Bowen A short history of the San Francisco Love Generation By R.W. Bruch This seminal prophetic painting of Michael Bowen is one of the most influential works of art produced by this prolific artist during his short period spent in the turbulent mid 60’s Haight-Ashbury community of San Francisco. Collected …

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Gone to the Unseen

An homage to the honorable Michael Bowen At last you have departed and gone to the Unseen. What marvelous route did you take from this world? Beating your wings and feathers, you broke free from this material cage. Rising up to the sky you obtain the world of the soul. You were a prized falcon …

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