Invocation

A Summer Friday towards the end of the day

 

 

Invocation

W.S. Merwin, American born 1927

 

 

 

 

The day hanging by its feet with a hole

In its voice

 

 

 

 

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In the Land of the Giants (Spirals and Stairs), 2012, and detail, oil on canvas.  Jo Baer, born 1929, American.  Private collection loaned to the 2017 Whitney Biennial, NY

 

 

And the light running into the sand

 

 

 

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Dusk (Bands and End Points), 2012, oil on canvas.   Jo Baer, born 1929, American.  Loaned by the artist to the 2017 Whitney Biennial, NY

 

 

Here I am once again with my dry mouth

 

 

 

 

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Vision, 1892, oil on canvas.  Alphonse Osbert, 1857-1959.  Musée d’Orsay, Paris.  Loaned to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY in 2017 for an exhibition of Rosicrucian art.


And the fountain of thistles

 

 

 

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The World of Thorns, 1968, electroplated plexiglass and synthetic polymer paint on light box.  Gift of Agnes Gund to MOMA, NY

 

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Thorns.  May, Winterthur, Delaware, 2018

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The World of Thorns, 1968, and detail; electroplated plexiglass and synthetic polymer paint on light box.  Gift of Agnes Gund to MOMA, NY

 

 

Preparing to sing

 

 

 

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Vision, 1892, oil on canvas, detail.  Alphonse Osbert, 1857-1959.  Musée d’Orsay, Paris.  Loaned to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY in 2017 for an exhibition of Rosicrucian art.

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