artnet news | Sarah Cascone:
David Bowie’s fans, still reeling from the unexpected death of the legendary 69-year-old musician on Sunday, today learned that the singer’s body was privately created in New York shortly after his passing. According to the Daily News, Bowie told those closest to him that he wanted to “go without any fuss.” The lack of a funeral service is in keeping with the star’s highly-private lifestyle. Very few people knew that Bowie was dying of terminal liver cancer, despite his having been diagnosed roughly 18 months ago… Read more
Image: David Bowie, Heroes album cover from graphic artist Masayoshi Sukita. Photo: RCA.