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Artists Around The World Create Beautiful And Touching Tributes To David Bowie
By Jillian Wong, 12 Jan 2016
Image by Sian Butcher via BuzzFeed
Yesterday, the world woke up to the sad news that music legend David Bowie had died on Sunday at the age of 69 after an 18-month battle with cancer.
Throughout his incredible career which spanned over five decades, Bowie captivated fans with his genre-defying music and ever-changing personas, from Ziggy Stardust and Aladdin Sane to the Thin White Duke, anchored by a fearless vision that made him a truly unique musician and performer.
As news of his passing spread, artists around the world have taken to social media to post beautiful and touching tributes.
Check out some artworks below and view more here and here.
You may also be interested in astronaut Chris Hadfield singing ‘Space Oddity’ in space, and UK-based illustrator Helen Green’s amazing GIF of Bowie’s changing looks over the years.
Image by Rebecca Hendin via BuzzFeed
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Image via Jean André
Image via @jean_jullien
Image via Christian Ward
Image via Maria Konnikova
GIF via Helen Green
[via BuzzFeed and It’s Nice That, images via various sources]
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