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APR 2016 – DAVID BOWIE ‘IS’ COMING TO ITALY

APR 2016 – DAVID BOWIE ‘IS’ COMING TO ITALY

The V&A David Bowie is exhibition is moving onto its last European venue before it goes onto Japan next year and this opens at Mambo in Bologna July 14th, 2016.  Tickets are available on the website www.davidbowieis.it  The Duffy Archive will be showing more of Duffy’s Five sessions that he shot with David at Ono Arte in Bologna during October.

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:

Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna (MAMbo), Bologna, Italy, from 14 July – 13 November
Warehouse TERADA G1 Building, Tokyo, Japan from 8 January – 9 April 2017
Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands from 11 December 2015 – 10th April
Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Melbourne, Australia from 16 July – 1 November 2015
Philharmonie de Paris/ Cité de la Musique, Paris, France from 2 March – 31 May 2015
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 2013