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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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I lean back on my radio oh oh

Between 7:30pm and 8pm this evening, my North Western parlance could be heard on WS Radio’s Art Rocks segment. I hope I didn’t waffle too much, as I’ve always said, I have the perfect face for radio, so it seemed to go well. Thanks to anyone who listened in, and if you missed it, at […]

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Art Rocks Radio

As a last minute addition, I’ll be appearing on WS local Art Rocks Radio tomorrow, sometime between 7pm and 8pm. Please follow and like us:

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Cracking nuts

Was going to wait ’till it was dry and I had a proper scan, but since the wife is passed out on the couch and I’m done clicking through my usual distractions, then bugger it. Please follow and like us:

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Exit through the Taco Shop.

The Artistic “community” here seems besotted with a recent appearance of an alleged Banksy, on the wall of an Oceanside Taco shop. Please follow and like us:

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A man walks in front of a mural celebrating Banksy's Academy Award achievement signed by Mr. Brainwash in Los Angeles, California on February 17, 2011. Banksy is nominated for best documentary for "Exit Through the Gift Shop" at the Oscars, due to be announced on February 27 at the climax of Tinseltown's annual awards season.  AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Banksy at the Oscars

For all its obscene excess and turgid backslappery, I rather enjoy Oscar night-it transports me back to watching Bob Hope on a Black and White telly, with my old man in the Seventies. Please follow and like us:

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Waiting for Hockney

Discontent at squandering his artistic aspirations as a bartender, in 1994-Billy Pappa’s decided to embark on a work which would be ten years in the making-a life-size, hyper real portrait of Marylin Monroe. Please follow and like us:

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Mosaic gallery show

Expanding on the work I did for the recent Mosaic show, I’m currently working on a series of commissions for a sexologist. It’s fascinating, and certainly not a direction I saw my artistry geared towards, but I’m really enjoying the diversion all the same. Please follow and like us:

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Mosaic Anniversary Show

The run up to Valentines might as well have been served on a bed of roses. Not that there was any resting on laurels to be had, since the Mosaic anniversary show was wonderfully hectic. Please follow and like us:

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Matters of the Art

To all intents, my book is complete -just a few kinks to iron out, and all being well it will be going to press before the month is through. I am hugely excited about the prospect and the coming months will be given to promotional duties and getting it under some noses. In the interim, […]

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Drawing in Love-show at Mosaic gallery

‘Chimera Rising’ 11″ x 14″ (approx) Ink, Acrylic and pencil on paper Please follow and like us:

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