née David Robert Jones
was arguably one of the greatest innovative voices
in the music industry.
An impressive career, which spanned decades
he was a chameleon creative:
ever-changing, ever-inventing, ever-shocking.
What was predictable, was his celebrated unpredictability:
his music which, fused different styles/genres of musicality and
his image which, resonated agender aspect.
The Ziggy Stardust era
(image from fanpop.com)
His on and off stage clothing aesthetics was focus of the exhibition
which was curated/staged in 2013 at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
He was an avant-garde pop artist
a provocative meld of actor/musician
assuming varied personae, distinguished by specific fashion
as headline to promote the varied tales of his life musical journey.
His was a multi-sensuous approach to his craft,
a visual and sound extravaganza.
(8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016)
(image from polygon.com)
His recently released album
is the final work of a master artist
will no doubt, continue to influence for generations to come