David Bowie Is coffee table book. This book, published to accompany the blockbuster exhibition launched at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, is the only volume that grants access to Bowie’s personal archive of performance costumes, ephemera, and original design artwork by the artist, bringing it together to present a completely new perspective on his work. The book traces his career from its beginnings in London, through the breakthroughs of Space Oddity and The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, and on to his enormous impact on 20th-century avant-garde music and art. More than 300 color illustrations include personal and performance photographs, album covers, costumes, original lyric sheets, and much more.
228 pages. Book dimensions 9.5"x12.5".
Editor Victoria Broackes and Geoffrey Marsh. Essay by Christopher Frayling, Howard Goodall, Camille Paglia, and Jon Savage.
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