Category Archives: 20th Century Art

Three Sketches of Fraggle Rock

Back in late 1982, a couple of evenings after rehearsals, I made it home to the Trockadero loft which Merlin had sublet in Chelsea — across the street was a massive green-painted block long edifice at 645 Sixth Avenue — … Continue reading

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Do it!

The one… the only…  Elvis!  #yeahyeahyeah! Thanks for having taken us higher!  Love is All! Elvis 8/1/1935<O>16/8/1977 ______________________________________________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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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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Happy Reading…

Recently, I made a quick visit to Montréal to catch the March Chagall exhibition at Musée des Beaux Arts de Montréal.  The exhibition closes on June 11, 2017 when I will be away.  For that reason, I simply had to … 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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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 Memoriam: George F. Hawken

(George F. Hawken – February 5, 1999, Montréal, Québec) ______________________________ This past Friday, December 23, 2016, I went to my doctor’s to get my test results for HIV.  The doctor whom I had not seen in long ages was unusually … Continue reading

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A Young Painter

A Young Painter Oil on Canvas 16.0 x 15.25 In 1957-58 Lucian Freud. Those exquisitely labiate ear lobes though… More than that, Merry Christmas/Happy Holidays dear dreamers.   ______________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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