Category Archives: Contemporary Black 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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George Washington’s Chef

George Washington’s Chef Oil on Canvas 60 x 48 inches ©2015 Titus Kaphar Truly masterful… love it! _________________________________________ ©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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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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Diana…

Diana Vreeland Acrylic & Oil sticks ©2013  Bradley Theodore. https://maddoxgallery.co.uk/artist/bradley-theodore/ https://www.instagram.com/bradleytheodore/?hl=en http://www.bradleytheodore.com/ Love it.  Love him.  Let there ever be art! _____________________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.  

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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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#OscarsSoWhite!

By far, one of the funniest Academy Awards Opening monologues.  Leading up to last night’s awards, I was a bit apprehensive about how the whole race row would pan out.  I think that Chris Rock did a fantastic job and … Continue reading

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Beyoncé Slays!

Just as powerful as Michael Jackson releasing “Remember The Time” during Black History Month in 1992 so, too, Beyoncé slays by dropping Formation during Black History Month and on Bob Nesta Marley’s birthday no less.  Love it…  Love her! Happy … Continue reading

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