Category Archives: Contemporary Canadian Artists

Two Weddings, A Baby, A Gaggle of Racial Predators and Hadrian’s frightful ghost.

The recent wedding of the Duke of Huescar to his handsome bride was a stunning bit of theatre. He is, of course, the future Duke of Alba, grandson of one of the grandest nobles of the last century, the inimitable … 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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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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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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Marta.

Marta Intaglio on Paper ©1974 George Hawken Provenance: Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Canada. _______________________________ A Hawken with which I am not familiar… it’s fast become a favourite.   _______________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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Surface of the Sun.

Acrylic on gouged Plywood 1993 Patterson Ewen Provenance: Permanent Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario. Beautiful; it’s always lovely seeing Canadian works on display.   ___________________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.  

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Man Changing into Thunderbird VI of VI

Oil on Canvas © 1977 Norval Morrisseau Provenance: The Leitz Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario. http://www.ago.net/ Love these works especially more so as they have been recently relocated within the gallery; they are better displayed now.  A true shaman of … Continue reading

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Swanisit Bring Salmon II (1990)

Serigraph 11 x 12 inches Edition: 105 © 1990 Susan A. Point http://susanpoint.com/ My but I love Susan A. Point’s elegant prints.  Sublime! _____________________________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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The Architects Home In The Ravine

Oil on Canvas 200 x 275 cm 1991, Peter Doig Provenance: Private Collection; sold at auction in London, England, 2013 12$m. http://peterdoig.mbam.qc.ca/en/ _______________________________ How did I not know of this creative genius before?  Well, apart from not being awash in … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day!

New Flag Oil on Canvas Charles Pachter ________________________________ Wheatland – Canadiana Suite – Oscar Peterson Trio 1964. Piano:  Oscar Peterson Bass:  Ray Brown Drums: Ed Thigpen __________________________________ Oyster Catcher Serigraph 24 x 30 inches Edition: 91 © 2009 Robert Davidson … Continue reading

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