Huge personal collection of art that belonged to David Bowie, will be demonstrated at a special exhibition before you get to the auction, scheduled for November this year.
Media reported. the collection includes over three dozen pieces will be shown for the first time to outsiders. Life Bowie collector was something hidden from the public eye, although he collected her at least forty years.
After David died in January this year, his family realized that they simply have no place to contain such valuable exhibits. They decided to sell the collection, which, by the way, there are a lot of masterpieces from Damien Hirst, Frank Auerbach, Henry Moore, and other eminent artists. Family Bowie hopes to gain for her more than ten million pounds sterling.
In addition to paintings, the collection were the pieces of furniture, both old and new, made by special order.
“An eclectic collection of David Bowie offers a unique glimpse into the private world of one of the greatest creative spirits of the 20th century,” said Oliver Barker, head of Sotheby’s in Europe in its press release.
Bowie studied art and design at the technical College, and showed interest in him throughout life. His collection, it was not considered as investment, which is rare, he enjoyed the contemplation of every thing that was purchased.
A close friend of the musician William Boyd recently said that collecting fine David found my true self:
“He could be himself, David Johnson, not David Bowie. He found a world that had nothing to do with his glory. I think a lot of celebrities find another outlet to take a break from invented forms, and itself alone”.