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GUGGI – Numbers – Yoshii Gallery – New York

GUGGI. Numbers April 29, 2010 – June 12, 2010 Yoshii Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of 22 works, including paintings, drawings and sculptures, by Dublin-based artist Guggi. This will be Guggi’s first solo exhibition with Yoshii Gallery. Guggi’s work, informal and abstract, creates a deceptive simplicity that emphasizes its stillness and meditative presence. […]

Big Think – Overcoming Arts True Test: Discipline – Guggi

“While artists are known for following whims and dodging routine, the Irish painter Guggi insists that hard-work, structure, and a refusal to put down even the most frustrating piece, are the keys to developing ones talent.”

Big Think – Ideas – Guggi interview

Question: What was your biggest career mistake? Guggi: Working for my dad. Question: Why was that a mistake? Guggi: It was a mistake because he worked us very, very hard for very little money but then when he’d get annoyed with us he wouldn’t discipline us the way you would normally discipline an employee. He […]

Still Life of a Painter – Guggi

From Blog of Revelations, by Peter Murphy “I gotta say, when I see it hung, I’m pleased.” 24 hours before the opening of his latest exhibition, Guggi, born Derek Rowan, reclines in an office room in the Kerlin Gallery, mere yards from where the fruit of his last few years of work adorns the walls. […]

Guggi’s bohemian rhapsody

Growing up with nine siblings Guggi, was known as the eejit one, but now the ex-Virgin Prunes member is at the forefront of Irish art, still friends with Bono and looking far more like an eejit savant, writes Sarah Caden Sunday March 15 2009 ‘AM I a good Christian?” asks Guggi, sitting in front of […]

The Web Show – Guggi interview

Gavin, Guggi, Dave-id record ‘Bully in the Alley’

Gavin Friday talks to us about the Chanteys and Sea Songs tribute album and its all star line-up.

Three Prunes re-unite on Hal Willner ‘sea songs’ album

Gavin Friday, Maurice Seezer and a full ensemble have been working with producer Hal Willner in a Dublin studio this past week.

New paintings by Guggi

Guggi is exhibiting his latest paintings of new paintings of urns, vases, bowls and vessels in the Solomon Gallery in Dublin. If you’re in town, it’s very much worth while going to see his work. The gallery is located on the top floor of the Powerscourt Centre, just off Grafton Street. The exhibition is on […]

Pictures of an exhibition

The editors of virginprunes.com visited Guggi’s exhibition at the Osbourne Samuel gallery in London. Here’s what greeted them on Bruton Street… ( Osbourne Samuel gallery, Bruton Street, London } { Vessels 4/03. Oil on canvas. }