This is a tribute print to the iconic singer and artist David Bowie, created by artist Miguel Ángel Aranda. This original drawing, measuring 25.5cm x 20cm, is made in ink and colored pencils on recycled paper from the English publication "Sell's National Directory and British Exporter of 1949", which makes each sheet unique and original in its composition.
The artist has created a personalized version of the Ziggy Stardust lightning bolt, alter ego of the artist David Bowie with a drawing style that combines the oil painting technique and intervention with colored pencils and ink. To ensure its authenticity, each print is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity and is printed on adhesive paper so it can be easily framed.
This drawing is carefully wrapped before being shipped and a tracking number is provided for certified shipping from Valencia, Spain. Please note that the frame is not included in the purchase. If you are a music and art lover, this print of Bowie's lightning bolt is a unique and special addition to any collection.
David Bowie was a renowned British musician, singer, and actor who left a significant impact on music and popular culture. Throughout his career, Bowie developed several personas and alter egos, and one of the most famous and beloved was Ziggy Stardust.
Ziggy Stardust was the fictional character created by Bowie for his concept album "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars" released in 1972. Ziggy was an androgynous alien and rocker, whose goal was to transmit messages of hope and liberation through of his music.
One of Ziggy Stardust's most distinctive features was the lightning bolt painted on his face. The beam was located in Bowie's eye and extended towards his cheek. This symbol became an iconic element associated with the character and with David Bowie in general.
The lightning bolt painted on Ziggy Stardust's face represented the energy and electrification of the character. It symbolized the transcendence of the human and the arrival of a divine being who brought a new musical message to the world.
Ziggy Stardust's makeup and visual aesthetic, including the lightning bolt on his face, helped establish Bowie's unique and provocative image at the time. Her androgynous appearance and artistic expression broke barriers and challenged the social and gender conventions of the time, becoming an influential figure for later generations of musicians and artists.
Ziggy Stardust's lightning bolt has become a recognizable symbol in pop culture and remains a reminder of David Bowie's creative impact and individuality as an artist.
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