Author Archives: davidvangough
PURGATORIUMPRINTS

Purgatorium LTD Editions

Hard to believe that Purgatorium will be five years old next year. I guess it makes some sort of sense given all that’s passed in between. The La Bodega years and preparation for Paradiso’s Fall- the second act of the series-respectively. Please follow and like us:

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Tales from the dead zone

It’s been several months since I last wrote, I know, but if posts have been thin on the ground of late, it’s because I’ve been pouring myself into the work at hand. Please follow and like us:

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SD Voyager Interview

“I guess my journey as an artist began with this overarching spiritual quest and being raised as I was, I’d found that the pulpit wasn’t doing it for me.”   Please follow and like us:

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Mother Deer.

You can’t really tell yet, but that’s Elen I’m painting, the lost pagan horned goddess of British folklore. She’s Mama deer, spiritual consort, Shamanic pathfinder of ley lines and a divine fertility being. Please follow and like us:

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Death Rattle

“We are all bound thither; we are hastening to the same common goal. Black death calls all things under the sway of its laws.” Ovid Please follow and like us:

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Dali

Oil on canvas 9″ x 12″ Please follow and like us:

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Rasputin

Oil on canvas, 9″x 12″ Please follow and like us:

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Splendor Solis

A reproduction of my piece “Space enough have I, to lie in such a prison” was recently included at ‘The Studio and Gallery’ exhibit ‘Splendor Solis, which is based on an alchemist grimoire of the same name from 1532. Please follow and like us:

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Climbing trees.

This was a week ago, so I’m further along. Please follow and like us:

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Limited Edition of This thing of Darkness

11″ x 14″ Archival ink of velvet paper signed, dated and numbered   Please follow and like us:

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Bugging out

Been locked in the studio for a full six days solid on this one. Please follow and like us:

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Tending the garden

This is me, applying the final flourishes to a piece that may turn out to be called “Infernal Pitts shall never hold celestial spirits in bondage”, which of course is a couplet from Paradise Lost, but may end up being called ‘spirits unbound’ because it’s far easier to remember at my age. Please follow and like […]

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