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Natalie Cole 6/2/50_31/12/15

I am so devastated by this loss that I don’t even have the time to do the usual due diligence of listing credits. So poised, elegant, admirable, fabulous, fantastic… could scat/vocalese just as stratospherically as Ella Fitzgerald. From seeing her … 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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Swanisit Bring Salmon II (1990)

Serigraph 11 x 12 inches Edition: 105 © 1990 Susan A. Point http://susanpoint.com/ My but I love Susan A. Point’s elegant prints.  Sublime! _____________________________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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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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Sack O’ Woe.

© 1960 Julian “Cannonball” Adderley – Live performance October 16, 1960 recorded at Lighthouse Club, Hermosa Beach, California. The Cannonball Adderley Quintet at the Lighthouse Riverside Records Alto Saxophone: Cannonball Adderley Cornet: Nat Adderley Bass: Sam Jones Piano: Victor Feldman … Continue reading

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Bird in the Air.

Acrylic on Canvas 40 x 60 Inches © 2012 Robert Davidson. http://www.robertdavidson.ca/ _______________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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Blue Wolf Headdress.

Glass (blown and sand-carved) Hair (horse) and Steel 17 x 28 x 6 Inches (including stand) © 2011 Joe David/Preston Singletary http://www.spiritwrestler.com/catalog/index.php?artists_id=949 http://www.spiritwrestler.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=2_88 http://www.spiritwrestler.com/catalog/index.php Truly exquisite. __________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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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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Art Toronto 2014.

Today, I reported to one of four jobs – well, of course, I work a million jobs… you can hardly expect someone so resourceful and prodigious in the dreamtime to be an idle sort when awake – at the Metro … Continue reading

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Do nothing ’till you hear from me!

© 1994 Lena Horne music by Duke Ellington & Sidney Russell The first time I heard this music, I was arrested by the opening chords as I stood still in the middle of my living room on the third/top storey … Continue reading

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