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David Bowie is: blowing our minds

In 2013 the V&A was given unprecedented access to the David Bowie Archive to curate the first international retrospective of the extraordinary career of David Bowie (1947 - 2016).  To get an understanding of how David Bowie became one of the most influential pop stars of his generation, we sought insights from musician Thurston Moore, artist Jeremy Deller, music journalist Simon Price, dedicated Bowie fan Ziggy Jacobs and artist Daphne Guinness. Between them they traced Bowie's career from the 1960s, and took a close look at his approaches to the creation of music, image and performance.

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