1973 Album cover shoot for Aladdin Sane, photographed by Brian Duffy. The lightning bolt represented the duality of the mind, although Bowie later explained that the "lad insane" of the album's title track was inspired by his brother Terry, who was diagnosed as a schizophrenic. Photo By Brian Duffy
David Bowie, Ashes to Ashes (1980). Pierrot is a stock character of pantomime and Commedia dell'Arte whose origins are in the late 17th-century Italian troupe of players performing in Paris and known as the Comédie-Italienne; the name is a hypocorism of Pierre (Peter), via the suffix -ot.
David Bowie in Kansai Yamamoto’s “Rites of Spring" Part if the David Bowie Exhibition at the V & A – the clothes through his career show the advances in fashion. I have a leaflet with details about the exhibition.