Monthly Archives: October 2014
Oil on Canvas 99 x 85 cm © 1932 Simon Elwes Provenance: Library and Museum of Freemasonry, London, England Without doubt, the most fascinating member of the House of Windsor in the 20th Century. And now for a little All … Continue reading
Oil on Canvas 200 x 200 cm © 2005-2007 Luo Fahui http://somogallery.com/contemporary-artists/luo-fahui-170.html Gentle. Sensual. Masterful. _______________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga. All Rights Reserved.
Ink, Coloured Pencil 20 x 26 Inches © 2008 Kenojuak Ashevak http://www.spiritwrestler.com/catalog/index.php What I especially love about this Kenojuak is that the forward facing wings’ lines are evocative of West African masks’ aesthetics. _______________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga. All … Continue reading
Short and sweet, there is only one dream shared here of that day’s dreams. At the time, it was Sunday, December 3, 1989, less than a month after Merlin’s passing. Also at that time, the Moon transited both Aquarius and … Continue reading
Acrylic polymer emulsion on Hardboard 113 x 69.8 cm. © 1964 Alex Colville. Provenance: Museum of Modern Art, New York City. http://alexcolville.ca/ Without doubt, one of my favourite Alex Colvilles. ______________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga. All Rights Reserved.
Today, I reported to one of four jobs – well, of course, I work a million jobs… you can hardly expect someone so resourceful and prodigious in the dreamtime to be an idle sort when awake – at the Metro … Continue reading
Acrylic on Panel 16 x 16 Inches © 2014 Coody Hooper http://www.codyhooperart.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cody-Hooper-American-Abstract-Artist/155759097853149 I am so humbled to be inspired by such breathtaking beauty and creative genius… _______________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga. All Rights Reserved.
A week prior to his passing, Merlin was allowed out of Wellesley Hospital to wind down his ennobled incarnation. That first evening, Friday, November 10, 1989, we sat in our 20 Amelia Street living room and listened to Vladimir Horowitz … Continue reading
Acrylic on Panel 24 x 24 Inches © 2014 Cody Hooper Power. Beauty. Phenomenal! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cody-Hooper-American-Abstract-Artist/155759097853149 http://www.codyhooperart.com/ _______________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga. All Rights Reserved.
Acrylic on Kraft paper 23.5 x 36.0 inches © 1973 Norval Morrisseau Provenance: The Pollock Gallery, Toronto. http://genuinemorrisseau.blogspot.ca/2014/10/2014-retrospective-kinsman-robinson.html http://kinsmanrobinson.com/dynamic/artist.asp?ArtistID=11 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norval_Morrisseau In preparation of this year’s retrospective at the Kinsman-Robinson Gallery, I share one of my favourite Norval Morrisseau paintings. _______________________ … Continue reading