Tag Archives: Sharon Tate
Healter Skelter

Conspiracy Weary

“Healter Skelter”-24″ x 36″ – Oil on canvas (2012) Please follow and like us:

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Sharon Tate and the daughters of Joy

One of the most tremendous and extraordinary happenstances to come in the wake of the Man/son show last year, was my introduction to David Herrle, whose opus Sharon Tate and the Daughters of Joy, has just been released.  Please follow and like us:

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Man/Son: the Haunting of the American Madonna-a series by David Van Gough

Rise – 30″ x 40″ | Oil on canvas Here it is, the full measure of the Man/Son showcase, a months work -the culmination of a years research, of which seven of the pieces were completed in two weeks. I’ve sworn never to undertake such a task again. Please follow and like us:

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Hell to Skelter

It peaked 106° here on Friday, at least outside-in the studio I’ve been running a fever-a temperature akin to the lava flow of a volcano on the surface of Mercury. I’ve been living, eating and breathing the work. Please follow and like us:

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Revolution nine

It must be over twenty years since I listened to the White Album in full-its one of those albums that seems so a part of cultural ubiquity (and for me at least) forever associated with the communal toke at college parties, that any impact it could have had, has long since passed me by.  Please […]

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Sharons Back

It’s still wet, and the light is casting a glare, but I think ‘Pig’ is almost done. I kept it loose and raw, sometimes scoring into the wet paint with toothpicks or the end of the brush. Please follow and like us:

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Manson Show at Hyaena gallery in October.

Further to my previous post, I am delighted to reveal that I shall be showing my Manson/Tate themed works at the wonderful Hyaena gallery from October 1st, until October 31st, with an opening on the 6th. Please follow and like us:

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Arise

Despite best efforts, Rise cannot rise to the occasion until it dries. I think it’s the new organic turps I’ve been using, it’s like a drying retardant, which would be fine except the snails pace makes it feel like it’s still 2011. Please follow and like us:

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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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