The Groninger Museum auctions exhibition banners with iconic David Bowie images for cancer charity (KWF Kankerbestrijding) through Catawiki.com

David Bowie discovered his cancer was terminal just shortly before he died. To support the charity KWF Kankerbestrijding which funds cancer research in The Netherlands, the Groninger Museum auctions five large banners for the Groninger exhibition ‘David Bowie is’, with live size images of David Bowie in different stages of his career. There is the famous Alladin Sane portrait with thunderbolt, the iconic Striped Yamamoto bodysuit for the Aladdin Sane tour, Bowie in Pierrot outfit for the Ashes to Ashes Tour and Bowie in Union Jack coat for The Earthling. 

The auction of the banners starts on Friday 13 January around 12 AM and closes at 20 January 2017 at Catawiki.com
Auction revenue will be donated directly to KWF https://www.kwf.nl/
International shipping available.
 

  • Lot 2: Exhibition banner for David Bowie is with image of Alladin Sane - Large
  • Lot 75: Exhibition banner for David Bowie is with image of David Bowie for ‘The Earthling’
  • Lot 61: Exhibition banner for David Bowie is with image of Alladin Sane - verlengd- Large
  • Lot 20: Exhibition banner for David Bowie is with image of David Bowie in Yamamoto bodysuit
  • Lot 46: Exhibition banner for David Bowie is with image of David Bowie’s ‘Ashes to Ashes’

Lot 1: Exhibition banner for David Bowie is with image of Alladin Sane - Large 
This banner was used in the popular exhibition 'David Bowie is' in the Groninger Museum from December 10 2015 - April 10 2016. It is in near mint condition.
Album cover shoot for Aladdin Sane, 1973
Photograph by Brian Duffy
Banner design: Rudo Menge
Size: 200 x 120 cm
Vinyl cloth rolled in aluminum case
Including black canvas cover with shoulder strap
Lot numbre in auction is: 2. 
Go to auction at Catawiki

Lot 2: Exhibition banner for David Bowie is with image of David Bowie for ‘The Earthling’
This banner was used in the popular exhibition 'David Bowie is' in the Groninger Museum from December 10 2015 - April 10 2016. It is in near mint condition. 
Original photography for ‘The Earthling’ album cover, 1973, © Frank W. Ockenfels
Banner design: Rudo Menge
Size: 200 x 85 cm 
Vinyl cloth rolled in aluminum case 
Including black canvas cover with shoulder strap 
Lot numbre in auction is: 75.
Go to auction at Catawiki

Lot 3: Exhibition banner for David Bowie is with image of Alladin Sane - verlengd- Large 
This banner was used in the popular exhibition 'David Bowie is' in the Groninger Museum from December 10 2015 - April 10 2016. It is in near mint condition.
Album cover shoot for Aladdin Sane, 1973 
Photograph by Brian Duffy
Banner design: Rudo Menge 
Size: 200 x 120 cm 
Vinyl cloth rolled in aluminum case 
Including black canvas cover with shoulder strap
Lot numbre in auction is: 61.
Go to auction at Catawiki 


Lot 4: Exhibition banner for David Bowie is with image of David Bowie in Yamamoto bodysuit 
This banner was used in the popular exhibition 'David Bowie is' in the Groninger Museum from December 10 2015 - April 10 2016. It is in near mint condition. 
With images of David Bowie in striped bodysuit for Aladdin Sane tour, 1973, Design by Kansai Yamamoto, Photograph by Masayoshi Sukita, © Sukita The David Bowie Archive 2012 
Banner design: Rudo Menge
Size: 200 x 85 cm 
Vinyl cloth rolled in aluminum case 
Including black canvas cover with shoulder strap
Lot numbre in auction is: 20.
Go to auction at Catawiki 


Lot 5: Exhibition banner for David Bowie is with image of David Bowie’s ‘Ashes to Ashes’ 
This banner was used in the popular exhibition 'David Bowie is' in the Groninger Museum from December 10 2015 - April 10 2016. It is in near mint condition. 
It shows David Bowie during the filming of ‘Ashes to Ashes’ video, 1980, Photograph by Brian Duffy, Photo Duffy, © Duffy Archive 
Banner design: Rudo Menge
Size: 200 x 85 cm 
Vinyl cloth rolled in aluminum case 
Including black canvas cover with shoulder strap
Lot numbre in auction is: 46.
Go to auction at Catawiki 


Auction revenue will be donated directly to KWF https://www.kwf.nl/
International shipping available.

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