[Cleveland]: np, ca 1972. Black-and-white silver gelatin print. 8 x 10 inches. Signed by artist on the back and pasted caption reading “Backstage at a Bowie Concert.” Very good; slight wear on four corners. Item #4921
Signed silver gelatin print shot backstage at a David Bowie show, featuring a naked figure streaking, with a Creem Magazine sticker pasted to their stomach. We believe this photograph was taken in Cleveland, likely during the Ziggy Stardust tour.
Leee Black Childers was stage producer for Andy Warhol’s Pork and worked as an assistant at The Factory. While there, he captured some of the most iconic images of the space and scene. He chronicled the lives of drag queens, punks, and other misfits of the seventies, and tour managed the likes of Iggy Pop and David Bowie.