DAVID BOWIE: ICON
David Bowie: Icon brings together the best photographs of one of history’s greatest stars in a single, luxurious volume. The result is the most important collection of David Bowie images ever assembled. Featuring work from many of photography’s most distinguished names, this book presents a stunning portfolio of images that includes iconic, awe-inspiring, candid, and surprising shots.
An astounding 25 photographers from around the world have contributed to this celebration. Their images are accompanied by personal essays and reflections on working with this amazing artist. From memories of their first days at the Arts Lab in Beckenham to what it meant to tour the world with Bowie, each contributor shares their experiences of working with – and knowing – this extraordinary figure.
From portraits and album covers to performances and rehearsals to rarely seen private moments and snapshots, this collection is at once powerful, soulful and inspiring. The thoughts and recollections of the photographers, many of whom share their memories with us for the first time, give us a glimpse of this artist like no other.
ACC Art Books, ISBN9781788840965, hardcover, 356 pages, 112 color and 131 black and white photos in the book.