Author Archives: davidvangough
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Seeing the light

Tales from the Darkside at Labodega. October 13 2018. Some said that the grim pall of clouds that had gathered over San Diego, seemed apropos to the theme of the show. But if the summoning of stormy skies was as an ill omen to dissuade hordes of eager visitors, it hadn’t worked on that particular […]

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Tales from the Darkside

Co-Curated by David Van Gough Please follow and like us:

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Pastures new

Here I am in my new studio digs, feeling like the cat got the catnip, because it’s indoors, higher ceilings, central air, located in the same building I eat and sleep in. Please follow and like us:

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Flogging a Dead Horse

Wrath Oil on Canvas 36″ x 48″ The air has been thick with acrid smoke from the ongoing fires in Holy Jim Canyon these last few days.  Which seems entirely apt given the apocalyptic pedigree for this one. 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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