David Bowie statue vandalised within 24 hours of unveiling

first_imgThe newly unveiled statue of David Bowie being cleaned after being sprayed with paintCredit:Paul Grover The newly unveiled statue of David Bowie being cleaned after being sprayed with paint Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. A statue of singer David Bowie was vandalised only 24 hours after it went on show.Hundreds of people were at the unveiling of the bronze sculpture in Market Square in Aylesbury, Bucks on Sunday.However, overnight vandals had sprayed it with graffiti.On the pavement in front of the statue, someone has sprayed the words “Feed the homeless first”.Groups of volunteers turned up on Tuesday with buckets of soapy water to clean the statue.The word-renowned singer, who died in January 2016, made his debut as Ziggy Stardust at Friars music club in the Buckinghamshire town. Money for the £100,000 sculpture was raised by crowdfunding organised by music promoter David Stopps.last_img read more