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David Bowie Mixing Memory & Desire

Photographs by Kevin Cummins
  • Author
    • Kevin Cummins
Edition of 150
Regular price £495
Regular price Sale price £495

Title information

  • Published: Nov 23 2023
  • Pages: 256
  • 2640 g
  • 300 x 378mm
  • ISBN: 9781788404518

Not available for shipping to the following countries:

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About the Special Edition

The ultimate visual history of David Bowie, Mixing Memory & Desire features never-before-seen images from the archive of renowned photographer Kevin Cummins. From the legendary Bowie gigs in the early 1970s, through to a poignant image taken outside his apartment in New York in 2016, Kevin Cummins has captured the many faces of Bowie, and created a book that is essential for Bowie fans everywhere.

This special edition collector’s set is limited to 150 copies and comprises:

  • One copy of an exclusive edition of David Bowie: Mixing Memory & Desire, with a foreword by Jeremy Deller, hand-signed by Kevin Cummins.
  • A 7x9" colour print portrait of David Bowie hand-signed by Kevin Cummins.
  • Presented together in an elegant specially-printed Perspex slipcase.
  • A numbered certificate of authenticity hand-signed by Kevin Cummins.

About Kevin Cummins

Manchester-born Kevin Cummins has an international reputation as one of the world's leading photographers and is famed for his iconic portraits of musicians including Ian Curtis, Bowie, The Smiths, Iggy Pop, Bjork, Debbie Harry, Bob Marley, Public Enemy, Patti Smith and Oasis. These photographs have appeared on magazine covers and in galleries and museums worldwide, including Brooklyn Museum, Sydney Opera House, Pace Gallery, and other cities including New York, Los Angeles, Buenos Aires, Berlin, London, and Bologna. His work is included in the permanent collections of the National Portrait Gallery, V&A Museum and Manchester City Art Gallery.

Cummins had a 20-year association with British Rock 'bible' NME, where he created many of the best-known images in modern music history. He was awarded an honorary doctorate (arts) by Manchester Metropolitan University in 2015. His monographs for Octopus include Joy Division: JuvenesMorrissey: Alone and Palely LoiteringBritpop: While We Were Getting High and Telling Stories: Photographs of The Fall.

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UK & International Shipping

Shipping is free for UK customers. International shipping costs are calculated at checkout. We use an end-to-end tracked service on all orders. This means that no matter where you are, you will be kept up to date on your delivery.

Customers in North America

In order to uphold territorial restrictions, we are unable to ship this product to the United States and Canada. Customers in the US and Canada can order this edition via the Weldon Owen website.

Dispatch & Delivery

We anticipate dispatching all pre-orders of this edition on its listed publication date, however this is an estimate and the final date may change. If this date changes, we will notify you within a reasonable period of time. We use a 24hr tracked service for UK deliveries and customers should receive copies within 2-3 days of the publication date. International customers will be a little longer depending on where they are in the world – we do use a premium, tracked service and you will be updated with your tracking info as soon as your order has been dispatched.

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