Category Archives: First Nations Art

The Dream Chamber

With some lovely sandalwood incense going, a beeswax candle and some late 18th century harpsichord breezily distant, evoking deeply buried memories of life at court in Regency London as a countertenor, thus one slips lucid, fecund and supremely feminine into … 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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Come Celebrate!

Come celebrate with me the launch of volume II of both Merlin and Arvin: A Shamanic Dream Odyssey and A Six Volume Michael Overleaves Appendix at my über chic Toronto apartment this December 22, 2017 at 2000hrs. On hand will … 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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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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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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Strange Fruit… the gold standard.

© 1992 Diana Ross Live © 1993 Diana Ross Live.  Stolen Moments: The Lady Sings… Jazz and Blues. Bass: Ron Carter Trumpet: Jon Faddis Trumpet: Roy Hargrove Without doubt, the strongest Diana Ross live performance ever.  Poignant.  Moving.  Those large … Continue reading

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Bird in the Air.

Acrylic on Canvas 40 x 60 Inches © 2012 Robert Davidson. http://www.robertdavidson.ca/ _______________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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Blue Wolf Headdress.

Glass (blown and sand-carved) Hair (horse) and Steel 17 x 28 x 6 Inches (including stand) © 2011 Joe David/Preston Singletary http://www.spiritwrestler.com/catalog/index.php?artists_id=949 http://www.spiritwrestler.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=2_88 http://www.spiritwrestler.com/catalog/index.php Truly exquisite. __________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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