Category Archives: Modern Art

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. Advertisements

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In Celebration of Merlin!

Earlier this week, in celebration of the anniversary today of Merlin’s passing, I attended two performances of the Berliner Philharmoniker at Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall.  On Tuesday evening, the mixed programme concluded with Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 7, E Minor … Continue reading

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HRH Charles, Prince of Wales.

Bust of HRH Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, sculptor Frances Segelman & HRH Prince Charles, Prince of Wales. Just as when first discovering Lucian Freud’s and Jonathan Yeo’s works, I was greatly moved on discovering sculptor, Frances Segelman and her … Continue reading

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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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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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Serenity (Triptych).

Acrylic on Panel 18 x 48 in © 2015 Cody Hooper Masterful.  Love it! http://www.codyhooperart.com/ __________________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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WTF

WTF (Where They From) Featuring: Pharrell Williams Atlantic Records © 2015 Missy Elliott Video direction: Dave Meyers & Missy Elliott Production: Knoko Films Happy Columbia Records © 2013-2014 Pharrell Williams http://www.missy-elliott.com/wtf http://pharrellwilliams.com/ http://davemeyers.com/ https://www.instagram.com/dave_meyers/ __________________________________ Missy Elliott is Back! Always … Continue reading

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White Canoe.

Oil on Canvas 200.5 x 243.0 cm ©1990-1991 Peter Doig Gosh but I love this artist’s works. _____________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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The Holy Grail – A Portrait of Jakob.

Oil on Canvas 45 x 40 cm © 2015 Wim Heldens. http://www.wimheldens.com/ https://www.youtube.com/embed/B9qTYPfx7JU“>http:// A true masterpiece.  Wim manages to validate his oldster Michael Overleaves with each sublime canvas.  Love it.  Love him more! ________________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All … Continue reading

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Heaven’s Break.

Heaven’s Break Acrylic on Panel 48 x 48 inches © 2015 Coody Hooper. http://www.codyhooperart.com/ Recently, Cody and his lovely wife became first-time parents.  I don’t know, perhaps, it presumptuous of me to say but I do believe that this new … Continue reading

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