Brooklyn Museum: David Bowie is

From album cover shoot for Aladdin Sane 1973  Photograph by Brian Duffy  Photo Duffy © Duffy Archive & the David Bowie Archive

Organized with unprecedented access to David Bowie’s personal archive, this exhibition explores the creative process of an artist whose sustained reinventions, innovative collaborations, and bold characterizations revolutionized the way we see music……

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The Brooklyn Museum is an art museum located in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. At 560,000 square feet, the museum is New York City’s second largest in physical size and holds an art collection with roughly 1.5 million works.

David Bowie Statue to Be Unveiled in English Town | Pitchfork

David Bowie at Aylesbury’s Friars in January 1972 (Michael Putland/Getty Images)
David Bowie at Aylesbury’s Friars in January 1972 (Michael Putland/Getty Images)

According to certain accounts, David Bowie is said to have debuted his Ziggy Stardust persona in the early ’70s at a club called Friars in Aylesbury, a town in Buckinghamshire, England. Honoring his legacy, Aylesbury will unveil a David Bowie statue in the town’s Market Square on Sunday, March 25, the BBC reports.

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On David Bowie’s Birthday, a Look at His Most Stylish Movie Roles – Vogue

David Bowie’s birthday was January 8, 1947.

He passed away January 10, 2016 at the age of 69.

Man Who Fell to Earth
David Bowie Films & Fashion via vogue.com
David Bowie and Catherine Deneuve in The Hunger 1983

“The Hunger” happens to be my personal favorite.

Vampires, aliens, and goblin royalty: The music icon’s filmography was unquestionably stylish.

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So many years pass yet similarities are obvious.   Was David Bowie being clever, leaving behind a message for us?    Or was it his goodbye to Thomas Jerome Newton?

1976 and 2016

Some who’ve followed Bowie over the course of his career deliberate about what meaning or message he was sending.   Such mystery sparks imaginative conversations and thought provoking speculation as to the message he was sending, if any.

In its retrospective assessment, history may explain the what’s and why’s and analyze why we’ve been drawn to his music and creativity.    In the meantime, myself and countless others continue to enjoy his music and other creative accomplishments.