The first items from David Bowie’s personal art collection were sold at auction in London on Thursday, fetching more than £24m.
It is unquestionably diverse.
The last time David Bowie visited Los Angeles he was in a state of “psychic terror” and his artistic sensibility involved a humanoid alien, an exorcism, a musical masterpiece and cocaine – lots of cocaine.
An album featuring David Bowie’s final recordings will be released this autumn.
Nicolas Roeg’s The Man Who Fell to Earth is rereleased after 40 years and it looks more exotic, more preposterous, more fascinating than ever, like a hyper-evolved midnight movie in the manner of Roger Corman.
It’s been three years since we’ve had new material from Sting – and while many would like to think his time has been spent crossed-legged in a Goan yoga retreat, the reality is quite the opposite.
When David Bowie lived in Berlin between late 1976 and 1978, the late singer-songwriter once told Uncut magazine, what he learned to appreciate most about the city was that he could move around in “virtual anonymity … For some reason, Berliners just didn’t care.”
Online spending on films, music and games in the UK has bounced back, thanks to Star Wars: The Force Awakens and consumers buying the back catalogues of David Bowie and Prince.
Six months and three weeks after David Bowie died, musicians still feel compelled to give their tributes, to sing those songs that shaped their lives. It was almost unsurprising when the Bowie prom was announced, promising Bowie with a twist – but who really wants Bowie with a twist? Bowie was the twist: the wayward Bromley boy who turned himself into a peculiar pop art project, perfectly.