Category Archives: Art Collecting

Going Live!

The second volume of Human Civilisation’s first Dream Memoirs are dropping.  Please do get your copies.  I will also be hosting a launch/art collection event with open bar at my place over the holidays.  Will keep you posted. This is … 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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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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Put Your Complaints ‘Ere

Put Your Complaints ‘ere Lithograph 41 x 29 inc Edition: 13/67 ©2002 Robert Davidson Provenance: Collection Arvin da Braga. My but this makes me purr…  Lovely way to start Black History Month.   ______________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights … Continue reading

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Lily Cole

Lily Cole Inkjet on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag Ultrasmooth paper, torn edges and hand finishing 61.5 x 51.5 cm Edition: 48 ©2014 Jonathan Yeo This woman is phenomenally shamanic in dreams; then again with those eyes, that forehead and that shock … Continue reading

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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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Happy Birthday Frida!

Frida Kahlo Oil Painting ©2016 Bradley Theodore. Sourced: Maddox Gallery, London, England. https://www.instagram.com/maddoxgallery/ Bradley Theodore. https://www.instagram.com/bradleytheodore/ et moi!: https://www.instagram.com/arvin_da_brgha/ Happy birthday Shaman!  Gosh I love Bradley Theodore’s passionate attack! _________________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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Boom!

Let Myself Go Acrylic on Panel 48 x 48 inc ©2016 Cody Hooper http://www.codyhooperart.com/ Boom!  Bam!  Boom!  Gosh but I love it! __________________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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The Teacher.

The Teacher.   Oil on Canvas ©2004 Wim Heldens. Provenance:  Private Collection New York City. http://www.wimheldens.com/   This was Wim’s first painting of Ariq Robinson his lover…  truly glorious. _______________________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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