Bowie mask in music sale
An original life-mask of late rock legend David Bowie’s face is coming up for sale in Ewbank’s Music Memorabilia sale next month.
The mask, made for Bowie’s role in the 1983 sensual vampire film, The Hunger, is valued at £800 and £1200. The film, also starring Catherine Deneuve and Susan Sarandon, was the directorial debut for Tony Scott and told the story of a love triangle between a vampire couple (Bowie and Deneuve) and a doctor (Sarandon) who specialises in sleep and ageing research.
This life mask was created to design prosthetics and make-up for the scenes in which Bowie’s character, John Blaylock, ages rapidly.