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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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The Muse.

Oil on Canvas 66 x 71 cm © 2015 Wim Heldens http://www.wimheldens.com/ Exquisite.  I would not be surprised if these two aren’t task companions.   ______________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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Portrait No. 3.

Oil on canvas © 2005 Li Dafang. Provenance: Uli Sigg Collection, Switzerland. Sadly, I couldn’t find the dimensions of this exquisite gem anywhere on all that is Google…  I oftentimes reflect on how bedazzled Merlin would be, had he lived, … Continue reading

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Pink Chair II.

Conté Drawing 3.5 x 4.0 Feet © 1992 George Hawken Provenance: Artist’s private collection. Though this drawing of me was completed before I left Toronto for Vancouver in 1994, I never did see it until returning to living in Toronto, … Continue reading

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Pink Chair.

Lithograph 3.5 x 4.0 Feet Artist Proof : III © 1990 George Hawken Provenance: I/III Art collection Arvin da Braga. At the time, I was fast asleep and, of course, dreaming – after having riotously ploughed the artist late at … Continue reading

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Peter Paul Rubens (Self-Portrait).

Oil on canvas 1623 35.94 × 27.87 Inches c. 1623 Sir Peter Paul Rubens. Provenance: Collection National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Sir Peter Paul was/is a cadre mate of mine and Merlin’s. He is in entity two to our being in … Continue reading

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Distracted.

Oil on Canvas 75 x 55 cm © 2011 Wim Heldens. Winner of 2011 BP award for portraiture. http://www.npg.org.uk/ http://www.wimheldens.com/ http://www.saatchiart.com/wimheldens _____________________________________ An especial favourite of mine… © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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