Category Archives: Contemporary art

Jessye Norman & Glenn Gould.

As I work 7 days a week, I was debating whether or not to attend the Twelfth Glenn Gould Prize Gala at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts.  That morning en route home from some errands, I discovered … 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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An Awakened Dream Like No Other!

On the final full day of this trip to London, it was also the 29th anniversary of Merlin’s passing.  I had planned on visiting Spencer House, the Monday evening prior; however, the event which was a ticketed lecture had been … Continue reading

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Oxford Circus. Pimlico. Barbican.

Bright and early Tuesday morning and it was off to Oxford Circus in search of more art.   No faking this; the hustle is fucking real.  As I poured through this joint, I recalled my advice to the London cab driver … Continue reading

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@ROM

Monday past, in a bid to escape the near-insufferable heat – why does it seem to be even hotter at nighttime? – I rode up onto the sidewalk from the bike lane in a bid to park my bike, I … Continue reading

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President & First Lady Obama.

Oil on Canvas ©2018 Kehinde Wiley Provenance: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.     Oil on Linen ©2018 Amy Sherald Provenance:  National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.   _______________________________________________________ Beautifully exquisite!  Happy Black history month.   Love the fact that Mr. Wiley captures the … Continue reading

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Here’s to You!

Just a wee glimpse into my magical life where dreamquests are all begun in the groovy comfort of my collapsible pyramid.  I have had a pyramid since 1984 in one form or another.  This incarnation of my dream chamber, I … 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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George Washington’s Chef

George Washington’s Chef Oil on Canvas 60 x 48 inches ©2015 Titus Kaphar Truly masterful… love it! _________________________________________ ©2013-2019 Arvin da Brgha.  All Rights Reserved.

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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.   ______________________________________ ©2013-2019 Arvin da Brgha.  All Rights Reserved.

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