David Bowie’s out-of-this-world art collection only sole for over $41 million — see 21 of his best seat pieces
November 15, 2016 - table lamp
Over a weekend, a late David Bowie’s art collection — including his many Memphis Design seat pieces — was auctioned off at Sotheby’s in London.
Little was known about Bowie’s private collection until after his death, when his estate reached out to Sotheby’s about putting it adult for auction. Apparently, a musician had an mania with Memphis Design, a colorful and confidant form of pattern and pattern founded by Ettore Sottsass in a early 1980s.
The Memphis Design collection, that was done adult of over 100 pieces, sole collectively for some-more than $1.7 million on a second day of a auction. All together, Bowie’s art sole for $41.1 million over a march of a two-day auction, according to Pitchfork.
Below, see 20 of his many engaging and profitable seat pieces, and what they finished adult offered for.