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This is a tribute to the musician, artist, designer, and dandy David Bowie (January 8th, 1947-January 10th, 2016). Images courtesy: Groninger Museum in cooperation with the V&A, London.

The Archer Station to Station tour, 1976 Photograph by John Rowlands © John Robert Rowlands

Promotional shoot for The Kon-rads, 1963 Photograph by Roy Ainsworth Courtesy of The David Bowie Archive 2012 Image © V&A Images

Cut up lyrics for ‘Blackout’ from “Heroes”, 1977 David Bowie © The David Bowie Archive 2012 Image © V&A Images

Installation view of David Bowie Is exhibition at the Groninger Museum.

Photo collage of manipulated film stills from The Man Who Fell to Earth, about 1975–6 Design by David Bowie, film stills by David James Courtesy of The David Bowie Archive 2012 Film stills © STUDIOCANAL Films Ltd. Image © V&A Images

Striped bodysuit for Aladdin Sane tour, 1973 Design by Kansai Yamamoto Photograph by Masayoshi Sukita © Sukita / The David Bowie Archive 2012

Installation view of David Bowie Is exhibition at the Groninger Museum.

Original photography for the Earthling album cover, 1997 Union Jack coat designed by Alexander McQueen in collaboration with David Bowie Photograph by Frank W Ockenfels 3 © Frank W Ockenfels 3

Self portrait in pose also adopted for the album cover of “Heroes”, 1978 David Bowie © The David Bowie Archive 2012 Image © V&A Images

Album cover shoot for Aladdin Sane, 1973 Design by Brian Duffy and Celia Philo, make up by Pierre La Roche Photograph by Brian Duffy © The David Bowie Archive and (under license from Chris Duffy) Duffy Archive Limited

Installation view of David Bowie Is exhibition at the Groninger Museum.

David Bowie and William Burroughs, 1974 Photograph by Terry O’Neill Hand colouring by David Bowie Courtesy of The David Bowie Archive 2012 Image © V&A Images

Installation view of David Bowie Is exhibition at the Groninger Museum.

Installation view of David Bowie Is exhibition at the Groninger Museum.