The late, great David Bowie is the subject of this Brooklyn Museum exhibition, which provides “unprecedented access” to the musician’s personal library, including such artifacts as costumes, handwritten lyric sheets, photos, videos and original album art. The hundreds of objects on display chronicle Bowie’s expansive creative life; from his teenage years spent in England, to his long career as a pop superstar and cultural touchstone, and finally his last 20 years living in New York City. This multimedia installation features continuous audio, video and animations that coincide with the various items on display.
Stage set model for the Diamond Dogs tour 1974. Designed by Jules Fisher and Mark Ravitz. Courtesy of The David Bowie Archive. Image © Victoria and Albert Museum