Duffy Archive David Bowie, this year’s ‘must see’ exhibition has opened at the Victoria and Albert museum and runs until July 28, 2012. It coincides with the release earlier this month of a new album ‘The Next Day’, his first for ten years, which has already made number one in the charts.
According to the exhibition’s curator, his influence on contemporary culture is arguably greater than any other musician of his generation. One could argue that John Lennon and Paul McCartney might also be considered in this league. However, Bowie’s contribution to music, performance, fashion and design are certainly milestones of our era.
The exhibition, give yourself a minimum of at least two hours, tells his story through costume, film, photography and set designs as well as more personal items such as musical scores, storyboards, lyrics and diary entries. It shows how Bowie had the knack of capturing and…
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