Category Archives: 20th Century African-American Artists

The Fawn… It Definitely Was A Miracle.

On this the eve of what would have proven Merlin’s 72nd birthday, I share these rather totemic dreams.  This November 18, 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of Merlin’s passing of full-blown AIDS, on a cold November Saturday morning when icy … Continue reading

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CAMP: Notes on Fashion Met Gala 2019

Anna Wintour Vogue Editor-in-Chief; because there would be no Met Gala were it not for her.   Dowager Duchess (Joan Collins) in Valentino… there is something to be said for staying power.  Alexa Chung; always stylish and those shoes!   Cardi B… … Continue reading

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Nancy Wilson… and more.

Wilson, Nancy 20/2/1937<O>13/12/2018 Michael: This fragment was a third-level mature artisan – second life thereat.  Nancy was in the passion mode with a goal of growth.  An idealist, she was in the emotional part of intellectual centre.  Body type was … Continue reading

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Sing it George!

Benson, George 22/3/1943 Pittsburg, Pennsylvania Michael: This fragment is a fifth level mature artisan – second life thereat.  George is in the power mode with a goal of growth.  An idealist, he is in the moving part of intellectual centre. … Continue reading

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Roy Hargrove 16/10/19692/11/2018

Hargrove, Roy 16/10/1969<O>2/11/2018 Michael: This fragment was a fifth-level mature scholar – 2nd life thereat.  Roy was in the perseveration mode with a goal of growth.  Roy was a realist who was in the intellectual part of moving centre. Roy’s … Continue reading

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Aretha!

Sweet sweet sweet and blissful dream, dear sweet sweet sweet Aretha! _____________________________________________ Franklin, Aretha 25/3/1942<O>16/8/2018 Michael: This fragment is a fifth-level mature artisan — third life thereat.  Aretha is in the power mode with a goal of dominance.  An idealist, … Continue reading

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Winnie Mandela… Amandla!

For standing up to the absurd indignity of the racial predator with their absurd construct, Apartheid, in your homeland, Winnie Mandela thank you so much; were it not for you, Nelson Mandela would never have made it out of Robben … Continue reading

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Here’s to Life! A celebration of the 70th anniversary of Merlin’s birth.

On this the eve of the July 21, 2017, 70th anniversary of Merlin’s birth, I am still over the moon and greatly inspired for having travelled to London, England, Paris and Versailles France and Amsterdam, the Netherlands in June.  I wanted … Continue reading

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Barkley L. Hendricks 1945_2017

Photo Bloke Oil and Acrylic on Linen 72 x 48 inches ©2016 Barkley L. Hendricks Love it! ___________________________________________ Sir Charles aka Willie Harris Oil and Acrylic on Linen 84.1 x 72 inches ©1972 Barkley L. Hendricks Sweet and blissful dreams … Continue reading

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Soar Higher Still!

Al Jarreau 12/3/40<O>12/2/17 Sweet and blissful dreams, you ravishingly beautiful soul!   I love you more… _______________________________ ©2013-2019 Arvin da Brgha.  All Rights Reserved.  

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