Gerald Fearnley

David Bowie

Gerald Fearnley (born 1932) was a professional photographer in Surrey, England and the elder brother of Derek “Dek” Fearnley, the bass player in David Bowie’s 1966-67 backing group The Buzz. During that time, Bowie became friends with the Fearnley family and the band often rehearsed at their home and in Gerald’s studio.

Gerald Fearnley was asked to shoot the images for Bowie’s debut album and this photo session took place in Fearnley’s studio in a basement beneath a church in Bryanston Street near Marble Arch in London where David and Dek rehearsed. These charming images were only released for the first time as fine art prints in 2016.

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David Bowie

The David Bowie Collection

From Bowie’s earliest days as a recording artist to seminal live performances in the 1970s, classic studio portraits to recent cover album images, the Iconic Images archive is one of the biggest collections of David Bowie imagery under one house.

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David Bowie for Diamond Dog

#FineArtFriday – Legends Passed, Eduard Planting Gallery

Eduard Planting Gallery, Amsterdam

July 29th - September 30th 2017

Eduard Planting Gallery in Amsterdam presents from 29 July until 30 September ‘Legends Passed’. The exhibition is a tribute to some of the legends that passed away in 2016 and 2017: Muhammad Ali, Chuck Berry, David Bowie, Johan Cruijff, Roger Moore and Prince.

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Prince

Legends Passed

Eduard Planting Gallery, Amsterdam

29th July - 30th September 2017

Eduard Planting Gallery in Amsterdam presents from 29 July until 30 September ‘Legends Passed’. The exhibition is a tribute to some of the legends that passed away in 2016 and 2017: Muhammad Ali, Chuck Berry, David Bowie, Johan Cruijff, Roger Moore and Prince.

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