Author Archives: davidvangough
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Pacific Power

Finally picked up a few copies of Pacific-it looks none too shabby. Please follow and like us:

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Mourning Tea

Mourning Tea 11″ x 14″ Acrylic on Canvas Please follow and like us:

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Come fourth young man

So my entry for the Most Modern Art contest has taken fifth place in Pacific magazine as voted for by Facebook supporters. Thank you. The magazine is available from all Ralph stores, or to view online from the following: Pacific San Diego Magazine. Please follow and like us:

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Inspiration-Day Five: The Walker Art Gallery

Day Five of five Things that Influenced me as a kid Living in Liverpool in the 70’s, one could have been forgiven for thinking that the only culture left was the unisong of Kop supporters singing ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’, or hearing the Beatles on the radio. Please follow and like us:

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Inspirations-Day Four : British TV Titles in the Seventies

Day four of five things that influenced me as a kid Perhaps it was the result of some residual psychedelic Acid trip from the Sixties at Broadcasting house’s Art department, but there seemed to be something positively unsettling about some British TV in the Seventies. Please follow and like us:

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Samuel Beckett portrait by David Van Gough

11″ x 14″ Acrylic on canvas “Birth was the death of him”Samuel Beckett. Please follow and like us:

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Inspirations-Day Three: Liverpool

Day three of five things that influenced me as a kid “No one who has any self-respect stays -but flees afar as though from a country that has undergone the visitation of an angered Jove.” James Joyce   Please follow and like us:

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Inspirations-day two: The Berlin Trilogy

Day two of five things that influenced me as a kid. If memory serves, Low was the third album I bought. It’s dark timbres blew open my universe, gave me a brittle sound-scape to pin all my adolescent, depressive nihilism to, as well as elevating my dilapidated geography to the status of Art. It made […]

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Inspirations-day one: Kevin O’Neill-Nemesis

Day one of five things that influenced me as a kid.  2000ad was a British sci-fi weekly, borne from the same year that brought us punk and Star Wars-in fact you could say it was a beautiful bastard child of the two. Please follow and like us:

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Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin thinks the arts are frivolous. So bereft of intelligence is this repugnant, homecoming spleen queen, that she completely lacks the faculty to contemplate the sense of irony in that statement. Please follow and like us:

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Dead / Ends book by David Gough

So here we have it-thirty two pages, filled with twenty five color plates and complimented by annotations and anecdotes, and self published on my own Darq Matter imprint-I am finally able to reveal the cover for my upcoming Dead/Endsbook, along with the blurbage that accompanies it: Please follow and like us:

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Life Stuff

Sitting in Starbucks amongst the hub bub of normalcy on a Sunday morning. Customers ordering frappuccino lattes, valley girls jabbering a million miles a minute about nothing of note at the next table. Please follow and like us:

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