Bowie’s Final Photographs are Perfect

The star posed for Jimmy King prior to his death

Yesterday Ziggy Stardust, better known as David Bowie, passed away. On Friday January 8th, the release date of his final studio album, ★, and his 69th birthday, Bowie’s website posted photos in honour of him which are now seen as his last photos before his passing.

The photos feature a smiling, jovial Bowie taken by his longtime photographer, Jimmy King.



After the release of Bowie’s 26th album and his seemingly sudden death, his producer, Tony Visconti, issued a statement that revealed Bowie planned ★ as a parting gift for his fans after his 18 month battle with cancer.