In response to the tragic passing of David Bowie on 10 January 2016, Sean O’Toole wrote a nifty précis for Timeslive of an article which the Thin White Duke penned for ‘Modern Painters’ in 1995. Bowie was in Johannesburg for the inaugural Johannesburg Biennale and reflects on his adoration for Kentridge, his refutation of Beezy Bailey’s lament of affirmative action in the visual arts and a photoshoot with his model wife, Iman Abdulmajid, in Cape Town for ‘American Vogue’… Read more 

Image: David Bowie with Kate Gottgens, Barend de Wet and Wayne Barker in Johannesburg. Image courtesy of Barend de Wet