David Bowie

David Bowie Mixing Memory & Desire

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Publisher's Synopsis

"AS ICONIC PHOTOGRAPHER, ADVENTUROUS FAN AND INSIDER
EYE-WITNESS, KEVIN CUMMINS HAS ALWAYS BEEN WHERE THE CULTURAL
ACTION IS. MIXING MEMORY & DESIRE WILL MAKE YOU SEE DAVID BOWIE IN
A SURPRISING AND STIMULATING NEW WAY." -PAUL MORLEY

"DAVID BOWIE WAS ON A CREATIVE JOURNEY THROUGH MUSIC,
FASHION AND ART. A JOURNEY UNPARALLELED IN POPULAR CULTURE.
WHAT A PRIVILEGE IT IS FOR US THAT KEVIN CUMMINS WAS THERE TO
CAPTURE THIS JOURNEY. HIS WONDERFUL BOOK SHOWS US EXACTLY
WHY BOWIE WAS SO UNIQUE." -NOEL GALLAGHER

"KEVIN BRILLIANTLY CAPTURES THE ESSENCE OF THE GREAT MAN IN
THESE REMARKABLE PHOTOGRAPHS. CUMMINS IS SO ADEPT AT BREAKING
DOWN THE BARRIER OF THE CAMERA, YOU SENSE BOWIE IS COMPLETELY
AT EASE WHEN THEY WORKED TOGETHER" -GOLDIE

'Whether you know him as Ziggy Stardust, Major Tom, or just David Jones, there is a David Bowie for everyone. Through Cummins's photos, each of these iconic personas is brought before our eyes.' DAILY MAIL

The career of celebrated photographer Kevin Cummins began on 29th June 1973 when, as a nineteen-year-old photography student, he photographed David Bowie. That image is now in the renowned photography collection of the V&A Museum and marked the beginning of Kevin Cummins' four-decade-long visual chronicle of David Bowie's remarkable career. David Bowie: Mixing Memory & Desire includes some of the best portraits of Bowie ever taken, the majority of which have never been published until now. From those legendary Bowie gigs in the early 1970s, through to a poignant image taken outside his apartment in New York in 2016, Cummins has captured the many faces of Bowie and created a book that is essential for Bowie fans everywhere.

Book information

ISBN: 9781788404280
Publisher: Octopus
Imprint: Cassell
Pub date:
DEWEY: 782.42166092
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 1320g
Height: 270mm
Width: 202mm
Spine width: 28mm