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TORONTO – The London David Bowie Is exhibit will kick off its world tour in Toronto.
The first stop for the Victoria and Albert Museum’s look at how the 66-year-old glam rock icon transformed contemporary depictions of fashion and art will be the Art Gallery of Ontario.
The exhibit of 300-plus objects from Bowie’s chameleon musical career will run in Toronto from Sept. 25 to Nov. 27.
The collection features stage costumes, including the Ziggy Stardust bodysuits, music videos by David Mallet, including Let’s Dance, and set designs created for the 1974 Diamond Dogs tour.
The North American premiere of the the Bowie exhibit will follow a six month run at the Art Gallery of Ontario for Patti Smith: Camera Solo, an exhibit of photographs and personal objects from the life Patti Smith, the legendary American musician and artist, and her impact on the nascent punk rock scene in the late 1970s and ’80s.
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