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David Bowie Mixing Memory & Desire : Photographs by Kevin Cummins

David Bowie Mixing Memory & Desire : Photographs by Kevin Cummins

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by Cummins, Kevin | The arts
Published 09/11/2023 by Octopus Publishing Group (Cassell) in the United Kingdom
Hardback | 256 pages
270 x 202 x 28mm | 1320g


'AS ICONIC PHOTOGRAPHER, ADVENTUROUS FAN AND INSIDEREYE-WITNESS, KEVIN CUMMINS HAS ALWAYS BEEN WHERE THE CULTURALACTION IS. MIXING MEMORY & DESIRE WILL MAKE YOU SEE DAVID BOWIE INA SURPRISING AND STIMULATING NEW WAY.' -PAUL MORLEY'DAVID BOWIE WAS ON A CREATIVE JOURNEY THROUGH MUSIC,FASHION AND ART. A JOURNEY UNPARALLELED IN POPULAR CULTURE.

WHAT A PRIVILEGE IT IS FOR US THAT KEVIN CUMMINS WAS THERE TOCAPTURE THIS JOURNEY. HIS WONDERFUL BOOK SHOWS US EXACTLYWHY BOWIE WAS SO UNIQUE.' -NOEL GALLAGHER'KEVIN BRILLIANTLY CAPTURES THE ESSENCE OF THE GREAT MAN INTHESE REMARKABLE PHOTOGRAPHS. CUMMINS IS SO ADEPT AT BREAKINGDOWN THE BARRIER OF THE CAMERA, YOU SENSE BOWIE IS COMPLETELYAT EASE WHEN THEY WORKED TOGETHER' -GOLDIEThe career of celebrated photographer Kevin Cummins began on 29th June 1973 when, as a nineteen-year-old photography student, he photographed David Bowie. That image is now in the renowned photography collection of the V&A Museum and marked the beginning of Kevin Cummins' four-decade-long visual chronicle of David Bowie's remarkable career. David Bowie: Mixing Memory & Desire includes some of the best portraits of Bowie ever taken, the majority of which have never been published until now. From those legendary Bowie gigs in the early 1970s, through to a poignant image taken outside his apartment in New York in 2016, Cummins has captured the many faces of Bowie and created a book that is essential for Bowie fans everywhere.

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