They’ve replaced the iconic portrait of Bowie in Manchester !!!


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At first i thought it was a joke when i heard that the Iconic portrait of David Bowie by Akse P19 in Manchester had been covered by a new artwork.
I’m well aware that street art is by nature temporary. It’s the spirit and  soul of Urban Art and I’m not judging this new piece of artwork . This is not the subject!
But this portrait of David Bowie  was one of the most important tributes to the legendary English pop artist alongside artists JimmyC, Otto Schade …
Seen here in my  David Bowie Street Art Tribute 
In replacement of Bowie, artist Qubek created a huge image of Sloth, from the popular 80’s children’s movie The Goonies. He was the only artist who accepted to cover Bowie’s portrait.  Was this the right decision?

This Bowie portrait had attracted thousands of tourists and locals who had visited the area especially to snap a picture…

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Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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