London: a new museum dedicated to David Bowie will open in 2025

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In 2025, singer David Bowie will have exclusive exhibition space in London. The announcement comes from the Victoria & Albert Museum, which in recent months finalized the acquisition of the huge Bowie archive: no less than 80,000 pieces including letters, costumes, photos and other objects relating to life and career. of one of the iconic musicians in the history of British and global rock and pop, who died in 2016 aged 69.

The structure will be called the David Bowie Center for the Study of Performing Arts and will be located in the east of the capital of the United Kingdom, the creative heart of the last decades, not far from Brixton, the southern suburb of working class where the musician was born in 1947 and where he made the first shows of his career. .

The exhibition will make available to the public never-before-seen elements from the creative process of a musical innovator and pop culture icon. And it will include not only manuscripts of musical lyrics, scores, missives, instruments, but also costumes such as those made famous by the album Ziggy Stardustdated 1972, or in the concerts of the Alladin Sane Tour in 1973. As well as photos and portraits taken by some of the greatest photographers of the 20th century such as Terry O’Neill, Brian Duffy or Helmut Newton.

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