Gavin Friday’s lifelong friend Guggi (Derek Rowan) is currently exhibiting work at the Kerlin Gallery in Dublin. It’s Guggi’s third solo exhibition with the gallery and it runs through April 25th. A catalogue featuring an introduction by the Irish-born American painter and Turner Prize nominee Sean Scully accompanies the exhibition. Scully writes: “In his beautiful…

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Excerpt from Gavin Friday – The Light and Dark, by Caroline van Oosten de Boer (Von B Press, 1991) New Year 86/The Blue Light/Guggi, Charlie, Gavin, Bono/FourPints/Lots of Talk/Three Pints and a Jack Daniels/Talking About Paint and Pain/What’s The Story?/The Pink Room/A Sky Above/Sounds of an Empty Estate/Four People Painting/No Mercy/On Canvas/Barbaric/Meticulous/Scat-Illogical/Holy Mary of O’Connell…

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