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Guggi (born Derek Rowen) is an avant-garde Irish artist, once a member of the goth/post-punk band The Virgin Prunes
The Virgin Prunes
alongside his close friend Gavin Friday. Guggi was born in Dublin
Dublin
in 1959. He grew up with and remains best friends with U2's Bono.[1] In 1984 he left the Virgin Prunes
Virgin Prunes
to pursue his passion for art. Since then he has exhibited his minimalistic paintings, representations of bowls and vessels, in various galleries, among which the Tony Shafrazi Gallery in New York, the Osborne Samuel Gallery in London and the Solomon Gallery in Dublin. He is the older brother of Peter Rowen, a photographer who as a child appeared on many of U2's release covers, and Johnny Rowen, a musician. Another brother, Trevor (Strongman), played bass in The Virgin Prunes. He lives in Dublin
Dublin
with his wife Sibylle and their four sons and one son from his previous long term relationship with ex-partner Linda. References[edit]

^ "Bowling for recognition". Archived from the original on January 19, 2008. Retrieved 2007-03-15. CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

External links[edit]

Guggi's official website Virgin Prunes

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Haa-Lacka Binttii Dave-iD Busaras Mary D'Nellon Pod Strongman

Studio albums

...If I Die, I Die The Moon Looked Down and Laughed

Live albums

The Hidden Lie Sons Find Devils

Compilations

A New Form of Beauty
A New Form of Beauty
Parts 1-4 Over the Rainbow Artfuck

Singles and EPs

"Twenty Tens" "Moments and Mine (Despite Straight Lines)" "Pagan Lovesong" Hérésie "Baby Turns Blue" "Love Lasts Forever"

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