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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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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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Two Men in the Studio.

Oil on Canvas 185.4 x 120.7 cm 1987-1989 Lucian Freud Masterful. __________________________________ If only I had begun audiocassette-recording the dreams on awaking prior to February 1989.  In mid-1987, I had the most lucidly awakened dream encounter with the artist, Lucian … Continue reading

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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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Concrete Cabin.

Oil on Canvas 198 x 275 cm 1994 Peter Doig One of my favourite Peter Doig paintings.  I rather love it for being so quintessentially Canadian.  I am more readily reminded of Vancouver, rather than Toronto, as the Sitka-like evergreens … Continue reading

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I Remember.

Michael Jackson by Andy Warhol.  On this the anniversary of Michael Jackson’s birth, I thought to pay tribute to one of the most inspiring creative geniuses to have ever graced this world.  This is a work by Andy Warhol which … 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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Happy Canada Day!

New Flag Oil on Canvas Charles Pachter ________________________________ Wheatland – Canadiana Suite – Oscar Peterson Trio 1964. Piano:  Oscar Peterson Bass:  Ray Brown Drums: Ed Thigpen __________________________________ Oyster Catcher Serigraph 24 x 30 inches Edition: 91 © 2009 Robert Davidson … Continue reading

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Oreo.

Acrylic on Canvas 126 x 100.5 cm © 1988 Jean-Michel Basquiat Provenance:  Private Collection as of 2005. One of my favourite pieces in the current Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition at the AGO.  The reviewers in both the Globe and Mail and … Continue reading

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Night In Tunisia.

© 1953 Live The Quintet At Massey Hall, Toronto. Night in Tunisia composed: Dizzy Gillespie & Chano Pozo. Trumpet: Dizzy Gillespie Alto Saxophone: Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker Bass: Charles Mingus Piano: Bud Powell Drums: Max Roach. It begins and ends with … Continue reading

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