Tim Bret-Day

David Bowie Vibrachrome

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Edition of 100

Archival Vibrachrome Print Dye-Sublimated Matte White Aluminum.  All of our color-perfect prints include a hologram and a numbered certificate of authenticity.

Photographed 1999 in London.  From a session for the album hours...

Tim Bret-Day on photographing David Bowie: “When he turned up he said ‘I’ve got one thing – please don’t play any of my music because I hate hearing my music.’ We looked at the assistant because I think I was just about to, I think it was going to go on.  I got in his face 'change it! change it!', like that.  And he stuck on Nirvana Unplugged and… the first track that comes on is the beginning of that (David Bowie) cover of “The Man Who Sold the World”…and it just rings out in the studio and he just pulled this face and I go ‘Oh god, here’s the moment’ you know…and he went really quiet and this really naughty little grin came up and he went 'oh he’s a shit singer isn’t he?' like that, and we all just laughed.  And then the rest of the day, he was just, he was so sweet."

For the first time, our iconic photographs are available in limited editions as colorfast, scratch-resistant metallic prints on aluminum as VaultWorks Vibrachrome.  VaultWorks Vibrachrome Prints are incredibly unique - crafted using a custom heat transfer dye-sublimation process with high-resolution 8-color CMYK printing and an extended gamut that includes light magenta, orange, and violet with enhanced PANTONE color matching.  These lightweight and incredibly vivid editions are available only through VaultWorks and can be hung directly on your wall – no frames or special lighting needed. 

VaultWorks and our printing partners operate on a completely carbon-neutral basis. This means we offset all carbon emissions that our business is responsible for.

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