The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is hosting a special Rock N' Roll/Fashion exhibit running from December 9, 1999 ? March 19, 2000
Here is what they had to say about our leader in the ways of both Rock and Style, Mr. DB:
"Superstars defined by their ability to hold a crowd in their sway appear in the third gallery, 'Brilliant Disguise.' Superstars have had a definitive impact on the creation of fashion fads and trends. David Bowie's character of Ziggy Stardust, along with the Spiders from Mars, unleashed a fashion genie that never retreated. By the early seventies, it was not enough to go onstage and just play music. Sound, lights, choreography, and, later, video became key elements of the concert experience. A performer's dress, designed as an integral part of a concert experience, can mesmerize an audience..."