David Bowie Original Art


The introduction album

At the age of 15, in 1962 Bowie formed his first band. Playing guitar-based rock and roll at local youngsters’ jamboree and social events, the Konrads had a shifting arrangement of between four and eight performers, among them, the Underwood. When Bowie left the technical school in 1963, he let his parents know about his objective to be a pop star.


Space Oddity to Hunky Dory

Bowie met up artiste Lindsay Kemp in 1967 and joined in his dance class at the London Dance Centre. In 1972, he commented that meeting Kemp was when his curiosity in the art actually flourished. Learning the impressive arts under Kemp, from ultra-modern theatre and act out to comedy dell’arte,

Ziggy Stardust (1972-1973)

Dressed in conspicuous attire, his hair decorated reddish-brown, Bowie started on his Ziggy Stardust stage show with Mars Spiders Ronson, Bolder and Woodmansey 1972. With satisfaction, arose ruthless personal technical hitches. Acting the same position over a prolonged period, it became impracticable for him to disconnect Ziggy Stardust—and, in a while, the Thin White Duke—from his own personality behind the scenes.


Thin White Duke, Soul and temper

Bowie moved to the America in 1974. He resided in New York City then in Los Angeles. Diamond Dogs of 1974 were the result of two distinctive ideas, that is, a musical based on a wild future in a post-apocalyptic city, and setting George Orwell’s 1984 to music. The album emerged first position in the United Kingdom, spawning the hits Rebel Rebel and Diamond Dogs, and number five in the United States.


Berlin period

In 1976, Bowie took a trip to Switzerland. He acquired a holiday home in the hills to the north of Lake Geneva. In the new surroundings, he reduced cocaine use and found time for other endeavours beyond his musical career. He dedicated a big fraction of time to painting, and produced a number of post-modernist pieces. While on tour, Bowie started drawing in a notebook, and take pictures of scenes for afterwards orientation.


New Romantic and pop period

Super Creeps and Scary Monsters of 1980, produced the number one hit Ashes to Ashes. It featured the textural work of guitar-synthesist chuck Hummer and retreating the character of Major Tom from Space Oddity. The song gave global disclosure to the underground New Romantic movement when Bowie toured the London club Blitz.