18 Jan 2013

‘David Bowie is’ with Radisson Blu Edwardian 0  

Posted in London reporter, News & events

Radisson Blu Edwardian, London a collection of stylish London hotels with unparalleled locations, has partnered with the Victoria and Albert Museum to offer their guests tickets to the David Bowie is exhibition, 23rd March until 28th July, 2013.

Original photography for the Earthling album cover

Title: Original photography for the Earthling album cover
Artist: Union Jack coat designed by Alexander McQueen in collaboration with David Bowie
Date: 1997
Credit line: Photograph by Frank W Ockenfels 3. © Frank W Ockenfels 3
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Discover and explore the Starman’s creative processes as a musical innovator and cultural icon, tracing his shifting style and sustained reinvention across five decades.

Promotional shoot for The Kon-rads

Title: Promotional shoot for The Kon-rads
Artist: Photograph by Roy Ainsworth
Date: 1963
Credit line: Courtesy of The David Bowie Archive 2012. Image © V&A Images
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Album cover shoot for Aladdin Sane

Title: Album cover shoot for Aladdin Sane
Artist: Design by Brian Duffy and Celia Philo, make up by Pierre La Roche
Date: 1973
Credit line: © Duffy Archive
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David Bowie is will feature more than 300 objects including Ziggy Stardust bodysuits (1972) designed by Freddie Burretti, photography by Brian Duffy; album sleeve artwork by Guy Peellaert and Edward Bell; visual excerpts from films and live performances including The Man Who Fell to Earth, music videos such as Boys Keep Swinging and set designs created for the Diamond Dogs tour (1974).

Photo collage of manipulated film stills from The Man Who Fell to Earth

Title: Photo collage of manipulated film stills from The Man Who Fell to Earth
Artist: Design by David Bowie, film stills by David James
Date: c1975-6
Credit line: Courtesy of The David Bowie Archive 2012. Film stills © STUDIOCANAL Films Ltd
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Striped bodysuit for Aladdin Sane tour

Title: Striped bodysuit for Aladdin Sane tour
Artist: Design by Kansai Yamamoto. Photograph by Masayoshi Sukita
Date: 1973
Credit line: © Sukita / The David Bowie Archive 2012
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Alongside these will be more personal items such as never-before-seen storyboards, handwritten set lists and lyrics as well as some of Bowie’s own sketches, musical scores and diary entries, revealing the evolution of his creative ideas.

 Self portrait in pose also adopted for the album cover of “Heroes”

Title: Self portrait in pose also adopted for the album cover of “Heroes”
Artist: David Bowie
Date: 1978
Credit line: © The David Bowie Archive 2012. Image © V&A Images
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Cut up lyrics for ‘Blackout’ from “Heroes”

Title: Cut up lyrics for ‘Blackout’ from “Heroes”
Artist: David Bowie
Date: 1977
Credit line: © The David Bowie Archive 2012. Image © V&A Images
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The Radisson Blu Edwardian, London David Bowie is package includes; overnight accommodation and breakfast for two, plus a pair of open tickets to the David Bowie is exhibition (worth in excess of £80) from just £160 per room per night.

David Bowie and William Burroughs

Title: David Bowie and William Burroughs
Artist: Photograph by Terry O’Neill. Hand colouring by David Bowie
Date: 1974
Credit line: Courtesy of The David Bowie Archive 2012. Image © V&A Images
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The Archer Station to Station tour

Title: The Archer Station to Station tour
Artist: Photograph by John Rowlands
Date: 1976
Credit line: © John Robert Rowlands
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The package is available at the Radisson Blu Edwardian, Vanderbilt, Mercer Street and Hampshire hotels. Exhibition tickets are valid for any day or time, and include fast-track entry.

To book or for further information, please visit www.radissonblu-edwardian.com/davidbowieis

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