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bright in the sky, think of this as a lav­ish ex­cuse to re-en­gage with the con­tem­po­rary mu­si­cian who blew minds as Ziggy Star­dust. Fea­tur­ing pre­vi­ously un­seen im­agery, from stage per­for­mance to can­did road mo­ments of re­fec­tion and in­ti­macy, The Rise of David Bowie chron­i­cles the Bri­tish crooner’s pe­riod of reinvention in the early ’70s, when the world was in­tro­duced (and fell for) his ce­les­tial al­ter ego, a man un­afraid to em­brace ginger locks and sex­ual am­bi­gu­ity long be­fore ei­ther were de rigueur. Avail­able April. The Rise of David Bowie, 1972 – 1973, by Mick Rock; ap­prox. $100; taschen.com

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