Category Archives: Portraiture

Always, I Will Remember & Celebrate!

Merlin 21/7/1947<O>18/11/1989 Always I will remember and celebrate the greatest explosion of light, love, joy and intellect encountered in many lifetimes.  The One.  The Man.  The Shaman.  The Lover. Merlin, I love you… and of this there can never be … 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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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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A Young Painter

A Young Painter Oil on Canvas 16.0 x 15.25 In 1957-58 Lucian Freud. Those exquisitely labiate ear lobes though… More than that, Merry Christmas/Happy Holidays dear dreamers.   ______________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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Cara VI (Mirror)

Cara Delevingne Oil on Canvas 2016 Jonathan Yeo Ravishing… she is the ultimate artisan soul chameleon… and those eyes!   This portrait is one of nine of the young artist in an exhibition at Denmark’s Museum of National History at … Continue reading

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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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The Danish Girl.

A most remarkable film: a true cinematic tour de force from Eddie Redmayne.  Basta!  Just give him the Oscar, Golden Globe, A Knighthood conferred by his classmate, HRH, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and just rename the BAFTA ‘The Redmayne.’ … Continue reading

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In Remembrance: Hugh Steers.

Breathing Oil on Paper 11 x 15 in 1987 Hugh Steers Provenance: Estate of Hugh Steers Signature Oil on Canvas 66 x 56 in 1991 Hugh Steers Provenance: Estate of Hugh Steers Sick Room Oil on Canvas 38.12 x 40 … Continue reading

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J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free.

Last Thursday, I ventured to the Art Gallery of Ontario to attend the much anticipated J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free exhibition.  Nice it was to have run into an old colleague during the members’ preview, when it is … Continue reading

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