In honour of the 40th anniversaries of ‘Ziggy Stardust’ (2012) and ‘Aladdin Sane’ (2013), Carlton Books are releasing a book of photographs, which delves deep into every one of David Bowie’s albums, as well as features previously unpublished photographs of him. Take a look through this gallery for a sneak peek at some of the images.
This snapshot was takenin the summer of 1975 by Geoff MacCormack while Bowie was on location shooting The Man Who Fell To Earth in New Mexico.
This portrait of Bowie was taken during a photo session with Masayoshi Sukita at New York’s RCA Studios in February 1973. Sukita was also responsible for taking the photograph used on the front cover of ‘Heroes’.
Another picture taken during Sukita’s RCA shoot, Bowie is seen wearing an outfit created by Japanese designer Kansai Yamamoto. Bowie and Yamamoto first met through Sukita, and Yamamoto went on to design several of Bowie’s most famous costumes.
Bowie, while on tour in April 1978 – at the Oakland Coliseum Arena in Oakland, California.
An early shot of Bowie, this picture was taken during his ‘Space Oddity’ era.
This portrait of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars was taken by Mick Rock in October 1972 in San Francisco.
Here, we see Bowie at LA’s Cherokee Studios, during his recording sessions for ‘Station To Station’. He was often visited by fellow musicians, such as Ronnie Wood (lying down) and Bobby Womack (second from the left, sitting).
In April 1980, Bowie went to Japan to film a couple of TV commercials for sake. Photographer Masayoshi Sukita went along to take pictures, including this one.
This portrait of Bowie was taken by Michael Benabit in New York in 1997.
David Bowie and Marc Bolan performing ‘Heroes’ on Bolan’s TV show Marc. The performance, which was filmed on 9 September, 1977, was one week before Bolan was killed in a car accident.
The episode of the show was filmed on September 28th, after Bolan’s death.
Don’t you wish you could have been in that room? Bowie, Iggy Pop and Lou Reed pose for a photo together at London’s Dorchester Hotel in July 1972.