David Bowie Is Barcelona

“David Bowie Is” – full retrospective on the musical icon

If David Bowie is one of your musical icons, then we have a date for you… From the 25th of May until 25th of August the exhibition “David Bowie Is” will be showing at the Museu del Disseny de Barcelona (Design Museum of Barcelona).

The exhibition is a production of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and has already received more than a million visits across cities such as Paris, Berlin and Chicago.

David Bowie Is” is the full retrospective of the legacy and and extraordinary musical career of David Bowie, where over 300 objects have been gathered together from the David Bowie Archive including handwritten letters, photos, original costumes and instruments. It’s a complete look at the life, career and character of David Bowie.

The exhibition will explore how different movements in art, design, theatre and contemporary culture influenced Bowie’s work and more importantly, how Bowie influenced these movements. There will be a big focus on showing his creative processes, his shifting styles and his collaborative work with a plethora of designers in fashion, graphics, music, film and much more.

Get to know first-hand the artistic roots of his career and the singular history of the revolutionary and influential musical icon through real objects and articles of his life that have never been seen before by the public.

Location: Museu del Disseny de Barcelona, Plaça de les Glòries Catalanes 37

How to get there: Metro red line (L1), Glòries Dates: 25th May – 25th August

Opening hours: Mon 4-8pm; Sun, Tues,Wed, Thurs 10am-8pm; Fri & Sat 10am-9pm

Price: from €14.90 Tickets are available here