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Happy Reading…

Recently, I made a quick visit to Montréal to catch the March Chagall exhibition at Musée des Beaux Arts de Montréal.  The exhibition closes on June 11, 2017 when I will be away.  For that reason, I simply had to … Continue reading

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The Teacher.

The Teacher.   Oil on Canvas ©2004 Wim Heldens. Provenance:  Private Collection New York City. http://www.wimheldens.com/   This was Wim’s first painting of Ariq Robinson his lover…  truly glorious. _______________________________________ ©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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On The Sunny Side of The Street, It’s Black History Month!

Happy Black History Month!  Who cares about the Oscars?  The most important point of power in all situations is being able to see through to the structure of anything.  Those who cannot manipulate real time events to show themselves, chosen, … Continue reading

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Celebrate: Frank Sinatra 100 Years!

Whilst the Moon transited both Taurus and my twelfth house, I would dream the most lucid astral plane dream in long ages.  At the centre of that dream encounter was the man of the hour, the newly refocussed, Frank Sinatra.  … Continue reading

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Francis Albert Sinatra!

Veni… Vidi… Vici! Happy 100th Birthday Frank! That’s Life Vocals: Frank Sinatra Album: That’s Life (1966) Label:  Reprise Writers: Dean Kay & Kelly Gordon Funny how some songs capture a time and a moment.  Late 1982, Merlin was in town … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Coming To Dinner!

Recently, I caught up with old friends; a bunch of Leos all, we decided to get together and share our birthdays which all six fall within an eight-day period.  I still have yet to actually meet someone born on August … Continue reading

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Les Femmes d’Alger (Version “O”).

Oil on Canvas 114 x 146.4 cm © February 14, 1955 Pablo Picasso Speculative Provenance: Likely the Al-Thani family.  I would like to think that Sheikha Al Mayassa Al-Thani has acquired this masterpiece for her family’s burgeoning collection.  Possibly the most … Continue reading

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Happy 100th Birthday Billie Holiday!

Billie Holiday. 07.04.191517.07.1959 God Bless The Child Voice: Billie Holiday Composition: Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog Jr. c. 1939 ________________ Fine and Mellow Written: Billie Holiday c. 1939 Live TV recording 1957. Voice: Billie Holiday Piano: Mal Waldon Double Bass: Milt … Continue reading

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Exu.

Acrylic, Oil Stick on Canvas 199.3 x 254 cm © 1988 Jean-Michel Basquiat Provenance: Private collection Today, I shall see this show for the fifth time. ____________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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