With this month's release of David Bowie's much-anticipated new album, The Next Day, we present a series of essays, anecdotes, photography, and artifacts that focus on how Bowie has influenced generations of creative people.
Joey Arias: My Saturday Night (Live) With Bowie
Ann Magnuson: What it meant to kiss vampire Bowie in The Hunger
Cover Boy Style: Five spring looks inspired by pop music's most influential style icon
Dries Van Noten: How the Belgian fashion designer was influenced by Bowie's style
Get the Look: The New Romantic was when he reached for superstardom
John Cameron Mitchell: How Bowie ruled him—and influenced Hedwig.
Bowie in the Movies: Posters from The Man Who Fell to Earth, The Hunger, Labyrinth, and more.
Get the Look: The Thin White Duke is a model of minimalist elegance
Scott Heim: Why the author feels hypnotized ever time he hears the funereal song "Warszawa"
Jake Arnott: "What a wonderful moment of education to see this strange alien bisexual come from another planet to save us."
The Origins of Ziggy: See the lyrics to “Ziggy Stardust” and “Rebel Rebel” as they were written by hand
Mick Rock: A true believer, the photographer captured the icon at the right time, the right place.
Nico Muhly: The composer loved the movie Labyrinth and the song "Magic Dance."
The Hair:How to get that New Romantic look
Steve Schapiro: The photographer explains his 12-hour 1974 session, singing karaoke 'Space Oddity'
The Hair: How to get the Thin White Duke look
Get the Look: Cutting-edge designer pieces that harken back to Ziggy Stardust
Jean Paul Gaultier: On why Bowie has been a fashion pioneer.
The Hair: Alain Pinon gives insider tips on how to get the 'Ziggy mullet'
Get the Look: Get the Mod Look for Under $350
Glenn O'Brien: Was there when Bowie met Andy Warhol for the first time.
Adam Lambert: Explains how Bowie was his key inspiration.
The Hair: Alain Pinon gives insider tips on how to get Bowie's 'Mod' look
Live the Life: Suggestions on how to look like the rock icon
WATCH: The haunting video for "Where Are We Now," directed by Tony Oursler
WATCH: The video for The Stars (Are Out Tonight), directed by Floria Sigismondi, and includes Bowie alongside Oscar-winning actress Tilda Swinton, Andrej Pejic, and Saskia De Brauw.