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If you haven't been fortunate enough to get tickets to the V&A's excellent Bowie exhibition, and happen to be in Amsterdam at some point over the next few months, then do take advantage of a slightly more pictorially focused Bowie exhibition.
From June 20 to October 6, the Foam photography gallery in Amsterdam is showing Bowie by Duffy. Subtitled "Photographs '72 - '80" it bring together the images the late British fashion photographer Brian Duffy produced for David Bowie during these years, including extant material from the cover shoots for Aladdin Sane, Lodger and Scary Monsters, and on-set shots from the filming of Nic Roeg's The Man Who Fell to Earth.
It's a testament to Duffy's versatility as a photographer, that he was able to follow Bowie from his high-glam period, through to his more clipped, tailored years, capturing the singer's visual side adeptly.
Foam promises contact sheets, Polaroids, as well as "several personal objects from the Duffy archive". The exhibition is all the more impressive since the late photographer intentionally burnt and destroyed much if his archive in 1979.
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