Bowie after dark – Sotheby’s Bowie/Collector 24 hour View2 min read

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Ewan Hollander

Just sharing things that interest me in the hopes that they interest others as well

He was known as a musician, an actor and as an icon but few people knew of David Bowie’s art collection. Join Sotheby’s as they open David Bowie’s art collection to the public. The Bowie/Collector 24 hour View is set to give a unique glimpse into a unique individuals artistic taste.

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What is it?

In their own words, “Musician. Actor. Icon. David Bowie spent almost 50 years as one of the most recognised and revered artists in the world. His life as an art collector, however, was something he kept very much hidden from public view. Now, for the first time, over 350 works will be revealed including works by many of the most important British artists of the 20th Century including Frank Auerbach, Damien Hirst, Henry Moore and Graham Sutherland.
There will be guided tours by Sotheby’s Specialists, a DJ, pay bars and a late night film screening, plus see in Saturday morning with a yoga class in the Bowie/Collector Galleries. Free non-alcoholic refreshments served after midnight, with breakfast bites from 6am.”

With David Bowie’s musical, Lazarus (starting Dexter’s Michael C Hall), currently on at the King’s Cross Theatre there is no better time to get a deeper insight into this late great.

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Where is Sotheby’s Bowie/Collector 24 hour View

1st November 12 noon – 5pm
2nd – 9th November 9am – 5pm (10am – 5pm on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th)
10th November 9am – 12pm

Tickets

Sotheby’s Bowie/Collector 24 hour View has limited places so booking is essential. Tickets are £15 and can be bought here. Further details can be found on the Facebook event page.

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