The David Bowie is exhibition is at the Philharmonie de Paris until May 31st. It is a unique opportunity to get a behind the scenes tour of one of the most influential and memorable artists of the last 50 years – it’s a must for Bowie fans.
David Bowie is, is the first international retrospective of the extraordinary career of David Bowie – one of the most pioneering and influential performers of modern times. Over 300 objects including handwritten lyrics, original costumes, photography, set designs, album artwork and rare performance material from the past five decades are brought together from the David Bowie Archive for the very first time. The exhibition demonstrates how Bowie’s work has both influenced and been influenced by wider movements in art, design, theatre and contemporary culture and focusses on his creative processes, shifting style and collaborative work with diverse designers in the fields of fashion, sound, graphics, theatre and film.
Bowie is bound to be popular so the organisers recommend to book tickets in line as they can’t guarantee entry on the day of your choice (via website below).
Photo 1 Costume designed by Kansai Yamamoto for the Aladdin Sane Tour 1973 © Masayoshi Sukita, The David Bowie Archive.
Photo 2 Original photography for Earthling Album Cover 1997 © Frank W Ockenfels
Nearest Metro: Porte de Pantin
Note the exhibition is closed on Mondays and May 1st (National Holiday)
The new facility of the Philarmonie de Paris is dedicated to music in all forms from concerts, festivals, exhibitions, lectures, musical workshops, museum of music and more.
Website for details: davidbowieis.philharmoniedeparis.fr