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Bowie's art collection goes on view in New York

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.
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