Category Archives: 20th Century British artists

All Too Human… And Then Some!

Well, after having been dazzled by Natalia Osipova, there was no doubt what next adventure my soul had to devour.  I arrived at Pimlico Station and enjoyed the cool brisk walk to the red and white gorgeousness of the neighbourhood … Continue reading

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Two Albrechts but what a Giselle!

Second night in London and there was still lots of snow — at least, by London standards; after Montréal where three feet of snow is no horror, 1.5 inches seemed to have arrested London in its tracks — I was … Continue reading

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Four Standing Figures.

Four Standing Figures Lithograph 12.5 x 15 in 11/50 ©1978 Henry Moore Provenance: Collection of Arvin da Brgha Let there be art.  Let there be love.   Back in 1982, Merlin and I were holding up at the Trockadero loft — … 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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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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Two Men in the Studio.

Oil on Canvas 185.4 x 120.7 cm 1987-1989 Lucian Freud Masterful. __________________________________ If only I had begun audiocassette-recording the dreams on awaking prior to February 1989.  In mid-1987, I had the most lucidly awakened dream encounter with the artist, Lucian … Continue reading

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David Bowie 1947†2016

Lazarus ©2015 Music & Lyrics David Bowie Sweet and blissful dreams be yours.  Some of my best memories of living in Babylon/Manhattan involved hanging out with Philip Emerson for whom everyday was a good enough reason to play David Bowie’s … Continue reading

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Concrete Cabin.

Oil on Canvas 198 x 275 cm 1994 Peter Doig One of my favourite Peter Doig paintings.  I rather love it for being so quintessentially Canadian.  I am more readily reminded of Vancouver, rather than Toronto, as the Sitka-like evergreens … Continue reading

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White Canoe.

Oil on Canvas 200.5 x 243.0 cm ©1990-1991 Peter Doig Gosh but I love this artist’s works. _____________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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Send In The Clowns.

© 1988 Cleo Laine Sings Sondheim, RCA © 1973 Send In The Clowns, Stephen Sondheim A true shaman and what a voice! ________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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