Author Archives: davidvangough
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Head Candy

Mark posted a sneak preview of the hanging today, and it looks splendid. Please follow and like us:

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Kiss of Death

There’s something that encompasses the deadly illicitness of dark passion with this piece. Please follow and like us:

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Please mind your head.

Are the vistas of my mind a twisted labyrinth of death valleys, dark caverns ruminated by brittle skulls phantasms and ruin? At times, it seems that way,and yet so incongruous today was the flash of the surface reality. Please follow and like us:

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Powder Kegs

Found my second wind today, and spent the afternoon in the seclusion of my studio, working up a new skull piece. I’ve wanted to put the stark white of bone against a blood crimson background for a while-it has a Valentines chocolate box appeal I guess, so I’m calling it ‘the Kiss of Death.’ Please […]

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Best Laid Plans

Following a few last minute touch ups, tweaks and a peddle to Aaron Bros for frame clips, the (partial) sum total of three years work, lines the wall of my hallway, awaiting transportation to Mosaic. Please follow and like us:

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Putting pieces together for Mosaic

With days to go before delivery of around twelve pieces, here is the flyer with the details for the Mosaic Show. Grand opening is on Saturday the 16th January, and I do so hope people will come that night. Please follow and like us:

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Beelines

I’m finding real gratification in my proliferation at the moment-I don’t see too much of compromise to quality either, if anything the reversion to acrylics just allows me the luxury of revision quicker, and of course the fluidity of painting faster gives the line a freshness that perhaps I’ve been missing with the meticulousness of […]

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Post decade fatigue

I didn’t sleep well last night-around four hours in all. Please follow and like us:

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Perfect Day

The first day of the new decade has gotten off to a grand start-best laid plans have secured a commission, the new piece has already garnered interest from two potential buyers, and I have another featured exhibition confirmed for March-bringing the total to four big showings this year. Please follow and like us:

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The Death of Winter

The Death of Winter

Title: ‘The Death of Winter’ (2009) Size: 15″ x 30″ Medium: Oil on canvas Please follow and like us:

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Religious-based fantasies.

Brushes are growing threadbare again, and a journey to the art store to replenish my fine sables is one of the few things that hinge on me completing the piece in time for the solstice. Please follow and like us:

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Winter Progress

There is something 1970’s panoramic about this piece-my mind keeps projecting Hockney, Led Zeps ‘Houses of the Holy’ LP cover, and the backdrops of ‘Watership Down’. Please follow and like us:

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