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David Bowie’s Personal Art Collection on the Block at Sotheby’s in November

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This November 10-11, Sotheby’s will host an auction of late music icon David Bowie’s personal art assemblage. The offering includes some 400 items. The highlights include a group of 200 works of art from the biggest names in British art, such as Frank Auerbach, Damien Hirst, Henry Moore, and Graham Sutherland. The collection goes well beyond Brits though: It includes works of modern and postwar British art, contemporary African art, outsider art, German expressionist printmaking, and Italian design work.

For more information on the Bowie stockpile, explore previews of Part I, Part II, and Part III of the sale. Take a visual tour of some of the key pieces from the collection below, along with their pre-auction estimates.

David Bowie Collection
Frank Auerbach, ‘Head of Gerda Boehm,’ 1965 – $400,000 to $650,000 (Courtesy of Sotheby’s)
David Bowie Collection
Harold Gilman ‘Interior (Mrs. Mounter),’ 1917 – $200,000 to $330,000 (Courtesy of Sotheby’s)
David Bowie Collection
Peter Lanyon, ‘Witness,’ 1961 – $330,000 to $460,000 (Courtesy of Sotheby’s)
David Bowie Collection
Jean-Michel Basquiat, ‘Air Power,’ 1984 – $3.3 million to $4.6 million (Courtesy of Sotheby’s)
David Bowie Collection
Damien Hirst, ‘Beautiful, Shattering, Slashing, Violent, Pinky, Hacking, Sphincter Painting,’ 1995 – $330,000 to $460,000 (Courtesy of Sotheby’s)
David Bowie Collection
Romuald Hazoumé, ‘Alexandra,’ 1995 – $6,500 to $9,150 (Courtesy of Sotheby’s)
David Bowie Collection
Pier Giacomo and Achille Castiglioni, Brionvega Radiophonograph RR 126, 1965 – $1,000 to $1,600 (Courtesy of Sotheby’s)
David Bowie Collection
Ettore Sottsass, ‘Casablanca Sideboard,’ 1981 – $5,000 to $8,000 (Courtesy of Sotheby’s)