Five Years: Portrait of the Chameleon as a Craftsman
Art Media and Performance

Five Years: Portrait of the Chameleon as a Craftsman

Last week, in order to get into the right and enthusiastic frame of mind about the then forthcoming Bowie-album Black Star, I saw Francis Whately’s 2013 documentary David Bowie: Five Years. It was evening, I had been reading Richard Sennett’s The Craftsman that day, and watching this documentary about five decisive years in Bowie’s career seemed a good way to unwind. Continue reading