By Mary Wisniewski
CHICAGO, Sept 19 (Reuters) – David Bowie has been best-known
throughout his five-decade career as a inclusive musician and
songwriter, with hits like “Changes” and “Space Oddity” in
constant radio circulation.
But he is also an actor and artist who helped pattern his own
album covers, theatre sets and costumes.
Now, 400 objects, from a multi-colored jumpsuit he wore
as “Ziggy Stardust” to a heroin spoon, are going on arrangement in
Chicago during a vaunt “David Bowie Is,” using from Sept. 23
to Jan. 4, 2015 during a Museum of Contemporary Art.
Tens of thousands of tickets already have been sole for the
MCA show, a usually U.S. venue for an vaunt that has drawn huge
crowds in London, Toronto, Sao Paulo and Berlin.
“This muster repatriates David Bowie, a musical
innovator, into a domain of cutting-edge visible and
performing art that is his healthy home,” pronounced Michael Darling,
MCA arch curator.
The multi-media vaunt was creatively orderly for
London’s Victoria and Albert Museum by curators Victoria
Broackes and Geoffrey Marsh. Visitors wear headphones that play
clips of Bowie interviews and music, that change depending on
which intent is being looked at.
Speaking to reporters in Chicago on Friday, Marsh pronounced the
show reveals Bowie’s “degree of obsession” with a origination of
“That’s unequivocally what we unequivocally wanted to move out – is the
nature of creativity,” Marsh said. He pronounced people withdrawal the
exhibit contend they feel desirous to emanate something of their own.
“One of a things David always says is ‘Don’t duplicate me,
don’t demeanour during me. Look inside yourself,'” Marsh said.
One fan who skeleton a outing to Chicago for a uncover is Darrell
Miller, 49, of Denver, who pronounced he views Bowie as “like a living
god, and we meant this with all sincerity. He’s outerworldly.”
Scott Furtwengler, 50, a Houston musician, who also skeleton to
see a Chicago show, pronounced he is desirous by a farrago of
“To see all his work in one place, a costumes, a lyrics,
the set designs, his notebooks – that’s flattering amazing,” said
Bowie himself hasn’t attended a show. This doesn’t
surprise Marsh – a uncover is called “David Bowie Is” because
Bowie is always evolving, and doesn’t wish to get stranded in the
“I’m certain he’s operative now on what interests him, that is
hopefully something we’ll see in a future,” Marsh said.
(Reporting by Mary Wisniewski; Editing by Sandra Maler)
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