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    Gallery: David Bowie’s art collection

    23 September 2016

    David Bowie, who died in January, was passionate about fine art and built up a large and eclectic collection during his lifetime. In November, Sotheby’s in London will hold a three-part sale in which nearly 400 artworks from Bowie’s private collection will be sold off. The heart of the sale will be 200 works of modern and contemporary British art by the likes of Henry Moore, Frank Auerbach and Damien Hirst. Bowie’s own artwork will also be up for grabs. Fans and potential buyers will be able to view the collection from November 1–10 at Sotheby’s New Bond Street galleries prior to the sale, with the auctions taking place on November 10-11. More information is available here, and, in the meantime, here’s a small selection of the art that will be going under the hammer…

    Interior (Mrs Mounter), by Harold Gilman

    Interior (Mrs Mounter), by Harold Gilman

    Bowie, by Gavin Evans

    Bowie, by Gavin Evans

    Head of Gerda Boehm (1965), by Frank Auerbach

    Head of Gerda Boehm (1965), by Frank Auerbach

    Beautiful, shattering, slashing.....(1995), by David Bowie

    Beautiful, shattering, slashing…..(1995), by David Bowie

    Sunrise in the mountains, picos de asturias (1935), by Bomberg

    Sunrise in the mountains, picos de asturias (1935), by Bomberg

    Family Group (1944), by Henry Moore

    Family Group (1944), by Henry Moore

    Study for Portrait of Lytton Strachey (1913), by Lamb

    Study for Portrait of Lytton Strachey (1913), by Henry Lamb

    'Super' Lamp (1981), by Martine Bedin

    ‘Super’ Lamp (1981), by Martine Bedin

    Witness (1961), by Peter Lanyon,

    Witness (1961), by Peter Lanyon

    Foyer, by Patrick Caulfield

    Foyer, by Patrick Caulfield