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Exhibition/auction of Bowie’s art collection

on July 14, 2016

 

“Look at this, then look at us”

 

David Bowie’s Personal Art Collection to be Unveiled for the First Time

Important Paintings by 20th-Century Masters including Basquiat, Hirst and Auerbach to Lead a Major 10-Day Exhibition and Auction at Sotheby’s in London

 

Musician, actor, icon — David Bowie was for almost 50 years one of the most recognised and revered artists in the world, his influence transcending music to shape the wider culture of our time. His life as an art collector, however, was something he kept almost entirely hidden from public view.

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TMWFTE 40th anniversary 4K restoration

on July 07, 2016

 

“Loving The Alien”

 

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Nicolas Roeg’s iconic movie, The Man Who Fell To Earth, we’re delighted to announce that the film will return to UK cinemas in 4K this September.

STUDIOCANAL has announced that they are near to completing a new 4k restoration of the cult classic. The restoration has been in the works since late 2015 and it will be released in cinemas nationwide in the UK on 9th September by Park Circus, opening at BFI Southbank and cinemas nationwide.

The Man Who Fell To Earth will also be released on DVD and Blu-ray in the UK on 10th October by

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10 out of 10 for BAAL in UNCUT

on June 30, 2016

 

“Ziggy played...banjo”

 

We told you about the release of Dissent & Disruption: The Complete Alan Clarke at the BBC, earlier in the year.

Contained within the set is the BBC adaptation of Baal starring David Bowie, which was first broadcast in 1982.

Damien Love has posted his ten out of ten review of BAAL over on UNCUT and here follows an excerpt from it.

 

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“When Clarke first conceived of filming the play, in collaboration with Brecht scholar John Willet, he considered Steven Berkoff for the role.

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Two live Ziggy albums reissued today

on June 17, 2016

 

“You're the blessed, we're The Spiders From Mars”

 

We told you about these releases back in April, but to recap: the two live albums that were housed in the David Bowie (Five Years 1969 – 1973) box set (Live Santa Monica ’72 & Ziggy Stardust Motion Picture Soundtrack), are issued via Parlophone today as heavyweight 180g vinyl editions.

This is to accommodate fans who want these classic live albums but that didn't get the Five Years box set or the original limited editions when EMI issued them.

The vinyl that was exclusive to the David Bowie (Five Years 1969 – 1973) box set, The Rise And

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Three days left for charity auction

on June 16, 2016

 

“I said be careful, his bowtie is really a camera”

 

On the 44th anniversary of the release of The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars, it seems somehow appropriate to mention an event taking place in Heddon Street, the site of the album’s iconic cover shoot.

There has been a plethora of David Bowie photographic exhibitions since January, and you’ve no doubt heard about them all, including this one: David Bowie: Fame, Fashion, Photography.

However, aside from celebrating the life and career of David Bowie via rare and previously unpublished photographs, the primary

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