Star Man David Bowie at the V&A in pictures
David Bowie’s influence is once again making waves, with a retrospective of the singer’s career at the V&A set to be the most successful exhibition in the museum’s history.
Exclusively for the Telegraph, a sketch on cigarette packet drawn by David Bowie in Berlin, 1976Picture: The David Bowie Archive
Exclusively for the Telegraph original storyboards, by David Bowie, for the Ashes to Ashes video, 1980Picture: The David Bowie Archive
Exclusively for the Telegraph Diamond Dogs sketch, a preparatory drawing by David Bowie for an unrealised film set in Hunger City, 1974Picture: The David Bowie Archive
The V&A has given unprecedented access to Bowie’s personal archive in New York, and will display more than 300 items including original costumes.
Here the costumes for Reality, left, DJ Video, and Earthling, rightPicture: Richard Davis/V&A
Self portrait in pose also adopted for the album cover of Heroes, 1978Picture: The David Bowie Archive
Promotional shoot for The Kon-rads, 1963Picture: Roy Ainsworth/The David Bowie Archive/V&A Images
Photo collage of manipulated film stills from The Man Who Fell to EarthPicture: Studiocanal Films/V&A Images
David Bowie and William Burroughs, 1974Picture: Terry O'Neill/The David Bowie Archive
DB and the Spiders from Mars, 1972Picture: The David Bowie Archive
Cut up lyrics for Blackout‚ from Heroes, 1977Picture: The David Bowie Archive
Diamond Dogs promo shoot, 1974Picture: Terry O'Neill/The David Bowie ArchiveThe Telegraph