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Deconstructing the iconography of David Bowie

The recording artist – who died in January at the age of 69 – has been celebrated through numerous releases in the intervening months. Alongside shows at Proud Camden and The Hub, 2016 has seen the launch of a new book by Bowie’s official photographer through 1972-3: Mick Rock. Here BJP looks at the imagery during a time which saw the artist ‘construct a complete mythology around himself’.

13 September 2016