Author Archives: davidvangough
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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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Paradiso’s Fall

Though it may seem a little premature, best laid plans being what they are, I thought I would let you all know where a majority of my focus is going to be for the next fourteen months. Please follow and like us:

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Rogues Gallery Featured artist for January

“In the studio he wields his brush over the fibers of his canvas with the precision and authority of a magistrate’s gavel… Weaving tapestries of man’s wonderment at the terror he poses to the world around him, and the terror he poses to himself.” Please follow and like us:

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A little souvenir of a terrible year

I know, it’s a cheerless title from a dismal song , but its been churning around in my muddy head for the past few days like a mantra. Here we are at the denouement then, 2017 as a summary in paint, and I have to ask, was it a year well spent I wonder? Please follow and like […]

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End of days arts sale

Tough times call for tough measures, so I’m wielding a cutthroat razor and slashing hundreds and thousands of dollars in prices on originals. Go check out my store and pick up something blacker than coal for your Xmas stocking. ART STORE SALE Please follow and like us:

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A little light egg and skull brunch

” I have of late—wherefore I know not—lost all my mirth” Hamlet-Will Shakespeare   Please follow and like us:

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Aldous Huxley

“…most men and women will grow up to love their servitude and will never dream of revolution.” ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World Please follow and like us:

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The death of Manson

You know, a long time ago being crazy meant something. Nowadays everybody’s crazy. Charles Manson Please follow and like us:

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Aleister (Prima) Crowley & the artists indomitable spirit

8″ x 11″ oil on canvas Please follow and like us:

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The Grieving

18″ x 24″ Oil on canvas $1,800 Please follow and like us:

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Cave Painting

This one arrived via some caves in Oregon, on a recent road trip which weaved from San Diego to Seattle. Please follow and like us:

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The La Bodega years

  Just added a new gallery, comprising the period between fall 2014 and early this year HERE. Please follow and like us:

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