David Bowie Icon gathers the greatest photographs of one of the greatest stars in history, into a single, luxurious volume. The result is the most important anthology of David Bowie images that has ever been compiled. With work by many of the most eminent names in photography, this book showcases a stunning portfolio of imagery, featuring the iconic, the awe-inspiring, the candid, and the surprising.
An astonishing 25 photographers from around the world have contributed to this celebration. Their images are accompanied by personal essays and reflections about working with this astonishing artist. From memories of the earliest days at the Arts Lab in Beckenham to what it was like touring the world with Bowie, each contributor shares their experiences of working with and knowing this most extraordinary figure.
From portraits and album covers, performances, and rehearsals, to rarely seen private moments and candid snapshots, this collection is at once powerful, sentimental, and inspiring. The thoughts and reminiscences of the photographers, many sharing their memories for the first time, give us an insight into this artist unlike any other. When David Bowie passed away on 10 January 2016, the world lost a musical hero. But his legacy lives on. While his sound and style evolved throughout his career from Ziggy to the Thin White Duke two facts never changed: he was an innovator, and photographers adored him. This book pays homage to this ultimate icon.
Dimensions: 11 ½” x 13”