Monthly Archives: September 2014

Do nothing ’till you hear from me!

© 1994 Lena Horne music by Duke Ellington & Sidney Russell The first time I heard this music, I was arrested by the opening chords as I stood still in the middle of my living room on the third/top storey … Continue reading

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Portrait No. 3.

Oil on canvas © 2005 Li Dafang. Provenance: Uli Sigg Collection, Switzerland. Sadly, I couldn’t find the dimensions of this exquisite gem anywhere on all that is Google…  I oftentimes reflect on how bedazzled Merlin would be, had he lived, … Continue reading

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Woven Forest.

Serigraph 26 x 42 in Edition: 77 © 2014 Susan A. Point http://susanpoint.com/ ________________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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Tranquil Gardens.

Oil and acrylic on panel 48″ x 48″ © 2014 Cody Hooper These colours are so rich, fecund, primal, soothing, autumnal, cocooning, balsamic, nurturing.  Truly uplifting.  Love it! http://www.codyhooperart.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cody-Hooper-American-Abstract-Artist/155759097853149 ________________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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432 Park Avenue.

Architecture as high art. At last, New York City’s two iconic structures, Empire State Building and Chrysler Building, have a companion.  Henceforth, there will a troika of granite structures which ever will define Manhattan. Not a day goes by without … Continue reading

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Cornelius Satchleven.

Engraving (Original) 25.1 x 17.5 cm c. 1641 Sir Anthony van Dyck What I especially love about this van Dyck engraving – one of my favourites – is that the subject, Cornelius, is so august-souled.  His look is so kaleidoscopic … Continue reading

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More than ever… your support is invaluable.

Please do patronise the new donations page on this site.  Your support is everything.  I thank you and love you more.  So come on, let’s push off together and take this to the next level… let’s fly! ________________________ Photo: Merlin … Continue reading

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Night Loungers.

Oil on panel 36 x 48 Inches © 2014 Cody Hooper By far, this is my favourite Cody Hooper.  Stunning and masterful! http://www.codyhooperart.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cody-Hooper-American-Abstract-Artist/155759097853149 ________________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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Piece by Piece.

Oil on linen 100 x 76 cm © 2011 Mark Jameson Provenance: Commissioned by & featuring, Prof. Ian Young, Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland. http://www.markjameson.co.uk/ Ravishing and it readily surfaces such marvellous memories of Paris. ______________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga. … Continue reading

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Moon and Cow.

oil and synthetic resin 68.5 x 91.4 cm © 1963 Alex Colville Provenance: Collection of Donnelley Erdman, Aspen Colorado This marvellous super Moon night, I thought it appropriate to again share Alex Colville’s sublime genius. http://www.ago.net/alex-colville http://alexcolville.ca/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alex_Colville ______________________________ © 2013-2017 … Continue reading

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