Thursday, November 17, 2011

granville street bridge

"from granville island - vancouver"
30X22 inches
11 november 2011

excerpt - "to brooklyn bridge"
hart crane - 1930

"Under thy shadow by the piers I waited;
Only in darkness is thy shadow clear.
The City's fiery parcels all undone,
Already snow submerges an iron year . . .

O Sleepless as the river under thee,
Vaulting the sea, the prairies' dreaming sod,
Unto us lowliest sometime sweep, descend
And of the curveship lend a myth to God."


  1. maravilloso trabajo Thomas, enhorabuena.

  2. Great image of course mrT... but how do you come up with these great quotes?? this one is perfect...

  3. Wow.. Very beautiful! You are so talented!

  4. thanks so much my friends. i have always been amazed and fascinated by bridges and the ideas of bridges: objects that are defined by movement - the spanning of both space and time. and this poem by hart crane has stuck with me since childhood - kind of says it all

  5. What can I say that has not yet been said?

  6. magnífica composición , un gran trabajo,saludos

  7. Mindblowing composition and colours!

  8. ART-tastic! Are you sure that this is not a bridge to Indiana and that is you and Boomer in the foreground thinking about coming by :))

  9. thank you my friends - i've always been a little bridge-crazy; and this one is a real beauty!

  10. thanks BrandNewStudio - I love the name!!!