Category Archives: 20th century American artists

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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Grey Lines with Black, Blue and Yellow.

Oil on Canvas 48 x 30in c. 1923 Georgia O’Keeffe. Guess who’s coming to town @agotoronto and I cannot wait to be richly inspired.   ______________________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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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… _______________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.  

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Hot Rhythm.

Hot Rhythm Oil on Canvas 40 x 48 inc ©1961 Archibald J. Motley Courtesy: Chicago History Museum. Love this rousing masterpiece!   _________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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In Celebration of Merlin!

Earlier this week, in celebration of the anniversary today of Merlin’s passing, I attended two performances of the Berliner Philharmoniker at Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall.  On Tuesday evening, the mixed programme concluded with Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 7, E Minor … Continue reading

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Do It to Me!

Horne, Lena 30/6/1917 <O> 9/5/2010 NYC This fragment was a fifth level mature warrior – 4th life thereat.  Lena was in the power mode with a goal of unmitigated growth.  She was a sceptic who was in the moving part … Continue reading

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Prince.

Prince  7/6/58<O>21/4/2016 The fragment who is most commonly known simply as Prince has also had an illustrious past as a performing artist.  However, his first life in the music world was as one of the many children of Johann and … Continue reading

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One.

What a lovely drink for the dreamquesting soul… Yesterday, I caught Don Cheadle’s, Miles Ahead, with an old friend from Montréal.  We both thoroughly loved the film.  The concert at the end of the film was phenomenal and it was good … Continue reading

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Miles Ahead!

___________________________________ Davis III, Miles Dewey 26/5/26 <0> 28/9/91 This fragment was a second level old artisan – second incarnation at this level.  He had a mode of observation with a goal of stagnation, a spiritualist in the moving part of … Continue reading

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Blue Train – John Coltrane (full album)

As it is Jazz appreciation month, here’s to one of the most glorious elixirs that each time setting foot in my home – after experiencing racial animus in it myriad manifestations – takes me higher.  Jazz is that one language, … Continue reading

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