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David Bowie Then: 1973

Portrait Drawing
2013 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Nessim was commissioned to produce this cover portrait of David Bowie for the Spring 2013 issue of the V&A Magazine, published to coincide with the Museum's David Bowie Is exhibition. The magazine has a three-page foldout cover which opens to reveal another image by Nessim, a collage entitled David Bowie Now: Looking Back (E.118-2013).


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
pastel
Brief Description
David Bowie portrait, pastel on paper, 2013 by Barbara Nessim
Physical Description
David Bowie portrait
Dimensions
  • Height: 41.4cm
Production typeUnique
Marks and Inscriptions
Signed and dated by artist in pencil
Gallery Label
Barbara Nessim: An Artful Life (V&A, 2013; Bard Graduate Center Gallery, 2014-15) David Bowie Then: 1973 2013 Nessim was commissioned to produce this cover portrait for the latest issue of the V&A Magazine, which features the David Bowie is exhibition. Pastel Museum no. E.117-2013(2013)
Credit line
Given by the artist
Object history
Artwork for V&A Magazine Spring 2013
Subject depicted
Association
Summary
Nessim was commissioned to produce this cover portrait of David Bowie for the Spring 2013 issue of the V&A Magazine, published to coincide with the Museum's David Bowie Is exhibition. The magazine has a three-page foldout cover which opens to reveal another image by Nessim, a collage entitled David Bowie Now: Looking Back (E.118-2013).
Collection
Accession Number
E.117-2013

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record createdFebruary 19, 2013
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