The exhibition David Bowie Is will take place at the Museu del Disseny de Barcelona (Barcelona Design Museum) starting May 25th 2017/ The show produced by the V&A museum in London has already been seen by 1.5 million visitors during it’s world tour to cities including Berlin, Paris, Chicago. One of the most most successful exhibitions in the long-standing history of the V&A museum finaly came to BCN.
The Museu del Disseny de Barcelona will be the only venue in Spain to host “David Bowie Is” The British artist’s multidisciplinary talent and ceaseless quest for innovation are echoed in the Museum’s commitment to exploring and demonstrating the connections between art and design, particularly in the field of graphic design and fashion. For this reason, it seems natural that the Museu del Disseny should be the host of this unique retrospective devoted Bowie’s life and work and which includes an extensive collection of outstanding creative and innovative objects.
“David Bowie Is” creates a comprehensive audiovisual exhibition experience using the most advanced multimedia technology. The V&A was given unprecedented access to the David Bowie Archives to curate the first international retrospective on one of the most pioneering and influential performers of our times’ career.
“David Bowie Is” explores the creative processes of David Bowie as a musical innovator and cultural icon, tracing his shifting style and sustained reinvention across five decades. The exhibition also focuses onhis collaborative work with artists and designers, and demonstrates how his work has both influenced and been influenced by wider movements in art, design, music, and theater.
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