Wednesday, 13 January 2016

What was in David Bowie's art collection?

What was in David Bowie's art collection? Here is a very interesting and amusing article on the art that inspired Bowie. Here are a few guffs to get you interested...

David Bowie with Peter Howson's Croatian and Muslim (1994).
Photograph: Richard Young/Rex Features.
"Art was, seriously, the only thing I'd ever wanted to own," legendary musician David Bowie, told the New York Times in 1998. "It can change the way that I feel in the mornings."

 
Roxanne Lowit, David Bowie, Damien Hirst, and Julian Schnabel (1994).
Photo: Roxanne Lowit, courtesy Kaune, Sudendorg Gallery, Cologne.

 
 
Peter Lanyon, Inshore Fishing (1952).
Photo: courtesy the David Bowie collection.
  
Damien Hirst, Beautiful, shattering, slashing, violent, pinky, hacking, sphincter painting (1995).
Photo: courtesy of White Cube © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All rights reserved, DACS 2012.

Check out Artnet article here..

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