All around the world, fans have been grieving David Bowie's loss in their own ways since the star's unexpected death on Sunday. These are some of the most moving tributes and memorials to a truly one-of-a-kind artist, from London to New York to Japan and back.
As the news of Bowie's death spread, fans congregated outside his apartment in New York City's SoHo neighborhood to pay their respects. By January 12th, two days after he passed away, a substantial memorial was in place.
L.A. street artist Jules Muck – who only recently completed a piece in tribute to Lemmy Kilmister, who died two weeks ago – spray-paints a new tribute to David Bowie.
Candles, flowers and personal notes were placed as a memorial to Bowie at his Hollywood Walk of Fame star.
More tributes at the Walk of Fame, including an image of Rolling Stone's 2012 cover story on Bowie's Ziggy Stardust phase.
Ritzy Cinema – located in London's Brixton neighborhood, where Bowie grew up – paid its own tribute.
Members of the public gather outside the Ritzy Cinema in Brixton to pay tribute to Bowie.
A woman with an Aladdin Sane tattoo visits a David Bowie mural in Brixton.
Fans take a virtual journey through Bowie's life in a "Virtual Bowie Coupe" on the train from Zwolle to Groningen, Netherlands.
Fans in Moscow bring flowers and candles to the British embassy in Bowie's memory.
A special section at the Tower Records in Tokyo's Shibuya district shows posters for Bowie's final album, Blackstar, released just two days before his death. The album sold out in Japan almost immediately.
A Bowie "flash" painted on a bust of nineteenth-century sugar magnate and philanthopist Sir Henry Tate outside the Ritzy in Brixton.
The Hard Rock Cafe in New York's Times Square honored Bowie on its marquee.
Fans in Berlin mourn with candles and flowers outside the house where Bowie once lived while making albums like 1977's "Heroes."
A fan in L.A. weeps for Bowie.
The Milton Keynes Dons paid tribute to David Bowie by playing his music during the English football team's warm-up before the Sky Bet Championship match against Burnley on January 12th in Milton Keynes, England.
A model with a David Bowie tribute from designer Sean Suen at a London fashion show.
Bowie's longtime producer, Tony Visconti (right), performs as part of the group Holy Holy at the Toronto Opera House. The group performed Bowie's 1970 album The Man Who Sold The World in its entirety.