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David Bowie’s Memphis furniture collection: Designs as colorful as the artist

The musical chameleon’s expansive set of postmodern design objects provides a clue about his take on creativity From Ziggy Stardust and Aladdin Sane to the Thin White Duke, music icon David Bowie was known for his voracious appetite for art and design, and his rare ability to quickly incorporate new influences and add his own personal spin. A forthcoming auction at Sotheby’s, Bowie/Collector, going on sale November 11 in London, will showcasing and sell the shape-shifting’ rocker’s incredible collection of artwork, including a museum-worthy set of Memphis furniture.
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