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Bowie spotted in Manhattan

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on June 19, 2013

 

“At least a picture on the wall”

 

Artist Erik den Breejen has been working on a mural portrait of David Bowie on the side wall of Rag & Bone’s Nolita boutique on the corner of Elizabeth and Houston Streets in Manhattan.

He finished the blue, red and pink, 10x13-foot mural portrait of David Bowie (commissioned by aforementioned clothing manufacturer), earlier today (Wednesday).

Based on a live photo from the 1978 World Tour, the image is composed of approximately 900 words from the Bowie songs Fashion and "Heroes".

The mural, Fashionheroesbowie, is on view on the Elizabeth Street side of the Rag & Bone boutique at 73 East Houston St. for about a month, according to the store.

Go to businessweek.com for pictures of Erik den Breejen working on the mural, where you can also read a longer piece regarding the work.

The picture here was taken by Jimmy King, scroll across for a closer detail of Fashionheroesbowie, also taken by Mr King.

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    19 June 2013
    Bowie spotted in Manhattan

     

    “At least a picture on the wall”

     

    Artist Erik den Breejen has been working on a mural portrait of David Bowie on the side wall of Rag & Bone’s Nolita boutique on the corner of Elizabeth and Houston Streets in Manhattan.

    He finished the blue, red and pink, 10x13-foot mural portrait of David Bowie (commissioned by aforementioned clothing manufacturer), earlier today (Wednesday).

    Based on a live photo from the 1978 World Tour, the image is composed of approximately 900 words from the Bowie songs Fashion and "Heroes".

    The mural, Fashionheroesbowie, is on view on the Elizabeth Street side of the Rag & Bone boutique at 73 East Houston St. for about a month, according to the store.

    Go to businessweek.com for pictures of Erik den Breejen working on the mural, where you can also read a longer piece regarding the work.

    The picture here was taken by Jimmy King, scroll across for a closer detail of Fashionheroesbowie, also taken by Mr King.