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David Bowie's most iconic looks in pictures

  • 'David Bowie is', at the V&A from 23 March - 11 August 2013, in partnership with Gucci, sound experience by Sennheiser vam.ac.uk/davidbowieis. Here's Bowie as The Archer - taken during the 'Station to Station' tour, 1976 © John Robert Rowlands

    Photo: John Robert Rowlands

    Added: 19 Feb 2013

  • A visualisation by Fifty Nine Production and Real Studios of what the V&A's exhibition 'David Bowie is' will look like.

    Photo: Fifty Nine Production/Real Studios

    Added: 19 Feb 2013

  • David Bowie and pet take part in a promotional shoot for 'Diamond Dogs' in 1974. Photography by Terry O’Neill © V&A

    Photo: Terry O'neill

    Added: 19 Feb 2013

  • Bowie models a striped bodysuit for the 'Aladdin Sane' tour in 1973. Designed by Kansai Yamamoto and photographed by Masayoshi Sukita © Sukita The David Bowie Archive 2012

    Photo: Masayoshi Sukita

    Added: 19 Feb 2013

  • Film stills from 'The Man Who Fell to Earth', 1975–6 © Film stills by David James © The David Bowie Archive

    Photo: StudioCanal/The David Bowie Archive

    Added: 19 Feb 2013

  • The iconic album cover shoot for 'Aladdin Sane' in 1973. Design by Brian Duffy and Celia Philo, make up by Pierre La Roche and photography by Brian Duffy © Duffy Archive

    Photo: Brain Duffy

    Added: 19 Feb 2013

  • David Bowie and the Spiders from Mars, pictured in 1972. Courtesy of The David Bowie Archive.

    Photo: The David Bowie Archive

    Added: 19 Feb 2013

  • David Bowie as Mime, 1966.

    Photo: The David Bowie Archive

    Added: 19 Feb 2013

  • A visualisation by Fifty Nine Production and Real Studios of what the V&A's exhibition 'David Bowie is' will look like.

    Photo: Fifty Nine Production/Real Studios

    Added: 19 Feb 2013

  • Annotated back cover image for Hunky Dory album, 1971 Designed by David Bowie © Photograph by Brian Ward ©DB Archive

    Photo: Brian Ward

    Added: 19 Feb 2013

  • David Bowie with William S. Burroughs, February 1974 © Photograph by Terry O’Neill with colour by David Bowie, courtesy of The David Bowie Archive.

    Photo: Terry O'neill

    Added: 19 Feb 2013

  • Bowie backstage in 1972. Photograph by Masayoshi Sukita © Sukita

    Photo: Masayoshi Sukita

    Added: 19 Feb 2013

  • David Bowie, 1966.

    Photo: The David Bowie Archive

    Added: 19 Feb 2013

  • Publicity photograph for The Kon-rads, 1966. Photograph by Roy Ainsworth, courtesy of The David Bowie Archive.

    Photo: Roy Ainsworth

    Added: 19 Feb 2013

  • David Bowie in the Elephant Man, 1980.

    Photo: The David Bowie Archive

    Added: 19 Feb 2013

  • Promotional photograph for Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps). Photo by Brian Duffy © Duffy Archive. For the full story on David Bowie's new album pick up the new issue of NME out this Wednesday.

    Photo: Duffy

    Added: 19 Feb 2013