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Happy International Women’s Day 2016.

In celebration of every woman everywhere who has ever lived, loved and nurtured human civilisation to its fullest potentials, I salute you.  The best is yet to come.  Gender Equality in this century… and nothing less. Here’s to Maria Callas … Continue reading

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Man Changing into Thunderbird VI of VI

Oil on Canvas © 1977 Norval Morrisseau Provenance: The Leitz Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario. http://www.ago.net/ Love these works especially more so as they have been recently relocated within the gallery; they are better displayed now.  A true shaman of … Continue reading

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The Holy Grail – A Portrait of Jakob.

Oil on Canvas 45 x 40 cm © 2015 Wim Heldens. http://www.wimheldens.com/ https://www.youtube.com/embed/B9qTYPfx7JU“>http:// A true masterpiece.  Wim manages to validate his oldster Michael Overleaves with each sublime canvas.  Love it.  Love him more! ________________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All … Continue reading

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Je Suis Charlie… on est tous Charlie!

July 14, 1989 200th Anniversary Celebrations of the French Republic Soprano Jessye Norman at Place de la Concorde singing La Marseillaise At the time of this performance, Merlin was still incarnate.  Pandora, my adorable sister, was then living in Paris … Continue reading

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Blue Flower Plumed Owl.

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

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The Sacred Lake Fish.

Acrylic on Kraft paper 23.5 x 36.0 inches © 1973 Norval Morrisseau Provenance:  The Pollock Gallery, Toronto. http://genuinemorrisseau.blogspot.ca/2014/10/2014-retrospective-kinsman-robinson.html http://kinsmanrobinson.com/dynamic/artist.asp?ArtistID=11 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norval_Morrisseau In preparation of this year’s retrospective at the Kinsman-Robinson Gallery, I share one of my favourite Norval Morrisseau paintings. _______________________ … Continue reading

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Ball Game.

Oil on Canvas 36 x 36 Inches © 2013 Wim Heldens Provenance: Private collection http://www.wimheldens.com/ Love Wim’s masterful sensual use of light and colour. ______________________ Twenty years ago, when flying in to Manhattan from Vancouver to be with then lover, … 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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Owl’s Bouquet.

Stonecut, Stencil 24.5 x 30.25 Inches Edition of 50 © 2007 Kenojuak Ashevak Happy Birthday Canada! For me, it doesn’t get any more Canadian than Kenojuak. Her overleaves to follow: Ashevak, Kenojuak 3/10/27 – 8/1/13 Baffin Island This creative fragment … Continue reading

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Pieter Brueghel – The Younger.

Etching printed in black ink on cream-coloured antique laid paper 24.3 x 15.6 cm c. 1700s Sir Anthony van Dyck Provenance: Permanent Collection Frick Collection, New York City. _____________________________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.    

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