Imagine going to a thrift shop, and finding an interesting piece of art for a low price. Only to later find out the artist was a music legend. That’s what happened to an unidentified person in Ontarioa, Canada. According to
Interestingly enough, this wasn’t a painting from Bowie’s pre-rock star youth as David Jones. It was a part of what David Bowie named his “Dead Head” portraits. This artwork series was all renditions of friends, family members, and bandmates. Bowie painted them from 1995 to 1997. So, around the time of his
Is a forgery possible? This painting is from a previously known series by an incredibly famous person, after all. According to
Here’s what we’d love to know, and probably never will. How on Earth did a painting from Ziggy Stardust ended up in a thrift shop in Canada? And who would ever give such a precious thing away? We’re sure someone, someday, will make a fictional movie about the journey of this painting. And we bet whatever the truth of the matter is was a far more interesting story than any fiction.