artnet news | Sarah Cascone:
“Art was, seriously, the only thing I’d ever wanted to own,” legendary musician David Bowie, who died on Sunday, January 10 at age 69, told theNew York Times in 1998. “It can change the way that I feel in the mornings.” He went on to espouse his admiration for Frank Auerbach, David Bomberg, and Francis Picabia, and his appreciation of Marcel Duchamp’s sense of humor—although Bowie allowed that “there’s the other side of me that thinks he did it just because he couldn’t paint.”… Read more
Image: Paul McCartney, Bowie Spewing (detail), 1990. Photo: Paul McCartney.