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SEP 2014 – ‘David Bowie Day’ Proclaimed by Mayor Rahm of Chicago

SEP 2014 – ‘David Bowie Day’ Proclaimed by Mayor Rahm of Chicago

As the David Bowie is exhibition is the only U.S. stop this year on the exhibit’s tour, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is declaring Sept. 23 as “David Bowie Day” in Chicago.

But don’t take our word for it — here’s the official proclamation!

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.

The exhibition is touring internationally. Confirmed venues are:
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA from 23 September 2014 – 4 January 2015
Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany, from 20 May – 24 August, 2014
Museu da Imagem e do Som, Sao Paulo, Brasil, from 31 January – 20 April 2014
Art Gallery Ontario, Toronto, Canada, from 25 September – 19 November 20