Eric G. Thompson’s subject matter is as simple and elegant as a haiku, but look closer and the self-taught artist’s subtle details come into focus. In his upcoming show The Boundless Moment: New Paintings by Eric G. Thompson, the contemporary realist’s intricately structured paintings will hang alongside carefully plotted words by Robert Frost and other great American poets. The exhibition opens Friday, August 15 with a reception from 5-7 pm and closes August 28.
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A Boundless Moment
He halted in the wind, and -- what was that
Far in the maples, pale, but not a ghost?
He stood there bringing March against his thought,
And yet too ready to believe the most.
"Oh, that's the Paradise-in-bloom," I said;
And truly it was fair enough for flowers
had we but in us to assume in march
Such white luxuriance of May for ours.
We stood a moment so in a strange world,
Myself as one his own pretense deceives;
And then I said the truth (and we moved on).
A young beech clinging to its last year's leaves.