Musician. Actor. Icon. David Bowie was one of the most recognizable and revered artists in the world. The legendary performer was also a passionate collector with deep connections to modern and contemporary artworks and their makers. This November, Sotheby’s London will present Bowie/Collector, a three-part sale encompassing some 400 objects from the personal holdings of a man who approached collecting with the same inspired sense of individualism that defined his own fiercely original art.
Here is a first look at the works that inspired and energized David Bowie.