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"David Bowie Is" MCA Chicago Exhibit

"David Bowie Is" MCA Chicago Exhibit

The Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art’s “David Bowie Is” exhibit proves to be as colorful as its subject. The exhibit is curated from over 400 items from David Bowie’s extensive collection of artifacts from his career, originally organized by London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. A quote on the museum wall explains Bowie’s standards and intentions with his music videos, as well as each of his artistic endeavors: “It has to be three-dimensional. I’m not content just writing songs.” The exhibit succeeds in presenting Bowie’s collection as a three-dimensional, larger-than-life display that honors the artist himself. 

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