Underwood, George. 1972. Ziggy Live 1972. This artwork was done in L.A. in 1972 whilst on tour with David Bowie. It was originally meant to be used for the Live In Santa Monica gatefold album sleeve but was never used.

Brighton Illustrators Group have announced a very special evening with the acclaimed painter and illustrator George Underwood. Best known for creating iconic album covers for famous musicians including David Bowie and T. Rex, George will present a talk about his life and work, followed by a Q&A session and a unique Virtual Reality exhibition of his paintings.

There will aslo be signed ‘Soulful Warriors’ books by George Underwood, signed art prints and Ziggy pins for sale on the night.

This is a FREE event but tickets are limited! Get your tickets here
The event will be held in the spacious and modern auditorium at 68 Middle Street, Brighton.
When: 7.30pm – 11pm, Thursday 25th May
Where: 68 Middle Street, Brighton BN1 1AL

Underwood, George. Oil on canvas. David Bowie – The Man Who Fell To Earth.


Underwood, George. 1969. David Bowie – Space Oddity.
Underwood, George. 1968. Tyrannosaurus Rex – My People Were Fair and Had Sky In Their Hair, But Now They’re Content To Wear Stars On Their Brows (Regal Zonophone).
Underwood, George. 1971. T. Rex – Electric Warrior (inner sleeve portraits of Marc Bolan and Micky Finn) (Fly) Indian inks and wash on tinted paper Original drawing NFS.



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  1. I love this work–a reminder of these years—I was a student in Brighton in the early 70s….I hope the exhibition tours the southwest as well

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