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Death and the Maiden drawing by David Van Gough

Death and the Maiden 9″ x 9″ Felt tip pen on paper Please follow and like us:

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The difference between oil and water

For me, a painting never really comes to life until I paint it in oils-it doesn’t fight with me in quite the same way that acrylics do. Please follow and like us:

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Legacy-an artist’s general truth

“Legacy-an artist’s general truth” 48″ x 24″ Oil on Canvas Please follow and like us:

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Kerouac

“Jack” 12″ x 12″ Acrylic on canvas Please follow and like us:

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Article in City Beat with David Van Gough

“Gough’s oil paintings are beautifully done narratives often dealing with the cruel inevitability of mortality…” Please follow and like us:

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Tentative.

Tentative. That’s how I’ve been feeling for sometime now. It may have began to percolate months ago, but probably manifested when I went to pay my respects to Jen Trute. Please follow and like us:

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Momento More

Now that the book is out, and we are two weeks into the release, I can report with a resonant sigh of relief that sales of the first edition have been steady, and nobody has demanded their money back-yet. Please follow and like us:

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Charles Bukowski portrait painting

“…Made crazy and sick by this, Made violent, Made inhuman, By this. The heart is blackened…” “Dinosauria, We” Charles Bukowski Please follow and like us:

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Who watches the watchmen

It’s the 25th Anniversary of Chernobyl today, so one could be forgiven for thinking that this study was painted as a response to that. 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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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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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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