Category Archives: Portraiture

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. Advertisements

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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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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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Sigmund, Lucian, Carnivorous Lilies & Freudian Overleaves (Redux)

*Since these dreams were first published two years ago, I have since had Lucian Freud’s Michael Overleaves channelled.  Naturally, as I have dreamt of him with inordinate frequency, the possible links needed to have been explored.   As it turns … 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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Finding Centre (Redux) A Life at Court.

The Sun is the source point for the causal and astral planes.  The Sun’s rays, indeed all stars’ rays, are the conduits along which the soul reincarnationally interpenetrates the planes. This I learnt whilst in flight, directly above Sol, in … Continue reading

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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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