Hundreds of pieces of art collected by late rock legend David Bowie went on display Monday in New York ahead of an auction, including works by modern greats Jean-Michel Basquiat and Damien Hirst. Bowie, who died in January from an undisclosed battle with cancer, avidly followed the art world but was discreet about his buying. "His attitude to collecting represents his attitude on music-making -- he's not afraid to look at things outside the mainstream," said Simon Hucker, senior specialist in modern and post-war British art at Sotheby's which is running the auction.
Pieces from David Bowie’s private art collection went on public view for the first time Wednesday. Newsweek previewed 30 pieces from the Bowie/Collector exhibition and sale, which reveals the late musician’s lesser-known passion for...
Over 200 pieces from Bowie’s extensive art collection, including works by Damien Hirst and Jean-Michel Basquiat will go on public display before heading being auctioned at Sotheby’s.