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Aladdin Sane (David Bowie) – Ltd Edition Classic on Brushed Aluminium By Duffy

£1,290.00£5,400.00

 

Editions:
40cm x 40cm – Limited Edition of 200. Edition No. between 2-25 (can be confirmed upon request)
70cm x 70cm – Limited Edition of 75. Edition No. between 2-10 (can be confirmed upon request)
100cm x 100cm – Limited Edition of 35. Edition No. between 2-5 (Can be confirmed upon request)
Materials:
Chromaluxe on Brushed Aluminium
Size (cm): 40cm x 40cm / 70cm x 70cm / 100cm x 100cm

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Aladdin Sane (David Bowie) – Ltd Edition Classic on Brushed Aluminium By Duffy

About this piece: Taken by Duffy during the second of Five Sessions with David Bowie – Duffy’s most famous photograph dates from 1973 and is the iconic and revolutionary cover of David Bowie’s album – Aladdin Sane. A shot that became the defining look of Bowie’s long career, and has been referred to as the “Mona Lisa of pop.”

The defining image of Duffy and Bowie’s creative relationship which has become synonymous with the legacy of both artists. Tony Defries commissioned Duffy Design Concepts to create the entire Aladdin Sane album. The brief was simple – “Can you make it expensive?” The intention was to take Bowie to an international level. Also to make a bill so large that the record label would have to pay attention. A Dye-transfer image was the answer. A process that was notoriously costly, with the production taking place in Switzerland. Duffy carved the iconic red and blue “Flash” across David’s face in lipstick. The outline was then filled in by makeup artist Pierre Laroche. The image was then sent to airbrush artist Philip Castle. Duffy previously worked on the 1973 Pirelli Calendar with Castle who applied the water symbol on Bowie’s chest.

Aluminium prints are printed directly on to a silver aluminium background, NOT white, as per the original photograph giving the image a fresh contemporary look

These exclusive gallery limited edition pieces are only available to a select collection of Appointed Galleries with a Retail space.

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Fine Art Prints

Aladdin Sane 100cm x 100cm, Aladdin Sane 40cm x 40cm, Aladdin Sane 70cm x 70cm

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