Tag Archives: Canada
In the lead up to the annual Jazz Festival here in town, I decided to seek a bit of inspiration and take in a couple of documentaries. Both proved rather satisfying. On a temperate Wednesday midday in June, I made … Continue reading
Oscar Peterson 15/8/1925, Montréal! ______________________________ C Jam Blues. 1964. Live Denmark Piano: Oscar Peterson Bass: Ray Brown Drums: Ed … Continue reading
Ink, Coloured Pencil 20 x 26 Inches © 2008 Kenojuak Ashevak http://www.spiritwrestler.com/catalog/index.php What I especially love about this Kenojuak is that the forward facing wings’ lines are evocative of West African masks’ aesthetics. _______________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga. All … Continue reading
Oil on Canvas 127.9 x 152.4 cm © 1927 Lawren Harris Provenance: Thomson Collection Art Gallery of Ontario http://www.AGO.net Not only is Lawren Harris my favourite member of the Group of Seven, this masterpiece happens to be my favourite Lawren … Continue reading
Serigraph 26 x 42 in Edition: 77 © 2014 Susan A. Point http://susanpoint.com/ ________________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga. All Rights Reserved.
Acrylic polymer emulsion on hardboard 60 x 120 cm © 1980 Alex Colville Provenance: Art Gallery Mount Allison University Sackville, New Brunswick Gift of Mr. Ross B. _________________________ Yesterday I did lunch with a friend from Montréal and we then … Continue reading
Scream © 1995 Michael J. Jackson © 1995 MJJ Productions Inc. One of my favourite MJ videos/songs; it perfectly reflects what it is like being focussed in the waking state and being Black and having every little bigoted shitwit projecting … Continue reading
Serigraph 30 x 40 Inches Edition: 73 © 2007 Robert Davidson Provenance: 9/73 Art collection Arvin da Braga. http://robertdavidson.ca/ That, indeed, is the count of my serigraph of this marvellous gem. I am also beginning to favour his son, Ben … Continue reading
Lead 29.2 cm (H) © 1939-1940 Henry Moore Provenance: Collection – Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh. https://www.nationalgalleries.org/visit/introduction-118 http://www.dailyartfixx.com/2010/07/30/henry-moore-1898-1986/ http://www.ago.net/francis-bacon-and-henry-moore http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Moore http://www.henry-moore-fdn.co.uk/ __________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga. All Rights Reserved.
Oil on Canvas 78 x 58 Inches © 1988 Francis Bacon Provenance: Tate Britain http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Bacon_(painter) http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/francis-bacon-682 http://www.moma.org/ http://www.ago.net/francis-bacon-and-henry-moore This afternoon I spent two glorious hours at the AGO with my lovely sister, Pandora. She was in town from Ottawa on … Continue reading