Monthly Archives: June 2014

Thriller.

© 1982 Thriller © 1982 Michael J. Jackson © 1982 MJJ Productions Inc. The most glorious human being who imparted his creative genius musically in the 20th century. I love you more Michael. Here’s to the most beautifully realised child-ego … Continue reading

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Scream.

Scream © 1995 Michael J. Jackson © 1995 MJJ Productions Inc. One of my favourite MJ videos/songs; it perfectly reflects what it is like being focussed in the waking state and being Black and having every little bigoted shitwit projecting … Continue reading

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Remember The Time.

Remember The Time © 1992 Michael Jackson © MJJ Productions Inc. Premiered during Black History Month. Here’s the most marvellously inspiring creative genius of a generation. I love you more, Michael. Dream encounters with this rare soul were magically uplifting. … Continue reading

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Pieter Brueghel – The Younger.

Etching printed in black ink on cream-coloured antique laid paper 24.3 x 15.6 cm c. 1700s Sir Anthony van Dyck Provenance: Permanent Collection Frick Collection, New York City. _____________________________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.    

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Portrait of Nicolaas Rockox.

Oil on Panel 18.3 x 13.8 Inches c. 1600 Otto van Veen Provenance: Permanent Collection Rubenshuis, Antwerp. http://www.rubenshuis.be/Museum_Rubenshuis_EN At the time of this painting, I was incarnate, female and exceptionally beautiful. I was then a muse of both Otto van … Continue reading

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Over Vitebsk.

Oil, gouache, graphite, and ink on paper 31.4 x 40.0 cm c. 1914 Marc Chagall Provenance:  The Louis E. Stern Collection, 1963 Philadelphia Museum of Art http://www.philamuseum.org/ When I was nine years old, while staying at a wealthy American’s St. … Continue reading

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Ariq Robinson.

Oil on canvas 26.5 x 20.0 cm © 2014 Wim Heldens Provenance: Private collection. http://www.wimheldens.com/ ___________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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Maleficent.

Official movie poster. © 2014 Disney films and other associated copyrights. Today, Tuesday June 3, 2014, I went off to the cinemas in Dundas Square and saw this movie. Wasn’t expecting much but the few people who know me, and … Continue reading

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