The “david bowie Is” traveling exhibition, displaying 300 objects relating to the late singer’s life, has been circumnavigating the world since 2013. Started in the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, the exhibition has been breaking attendance records in several countries around the world, a testimony to the British pop star’s popularity.

As noted by ArtNews, the traveling David Bowie exhibition will be on display at the Brooklyn Museum from March 2 through July 15, 2018.

‘David Bowie Is’ features over 300 objects relating to his life

Page Six reports that of the more than 300 objects relating to Bowie’s life, the exhibits include 60 stage costumes, along with album sleeve art, photography, set designs from Bowie’s 1974 “Diamond Dogs” tour, as well as handwritten song lyrics and excerpts from live performances and films featuring the late singer.

The exhibits also cover Bowie’s musical career from when he experimented as a child, right through to his latest albums prior to his death in January 2016.

According to a report by Brownstoner, it will also include controversial objects, such as Bowie’s personal cocaine spoon.

The Brooklyn Museum posted the news on their social media accounts to say that this will make the final stop in the “David Bowie Is” tour of the world.

Their statement said that the exhibition is the first retrospective of Bowie’s “extraordinary career,” dubbing him among the most influential and pioneering performers of modern times. The museum said the exhibition will be “timed ticketed” and that Lightning Bolt tickets, giving priority access to “David Bowie Is,” are on sale now.

Almost 2 million people have viewed ‘David Bowie Is’

The BBC reported back in November last year that over 1.5 million people worldwide had visited the Bowie exhibition, which has so far visited 11 countries, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Japan and Spain.

It also featured in Chicago in 2014 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, making the showing at the Brooklyn Museum the second U.S. venue.

Brownstoner quotes Victoria Broackes, the curator of the exhibition, as saying in a press release that Bowie had left the U.K. in 1974, eventually settling in America.

She said they could not be more delighted that the exhibition’s final leg of its tour brings it to New York, where the rock star made his home.

The Brooklyn Museum’s exhibits normally feature a local connection and it is known for more unconventional showings. However, this will be the second exhibition relating to Bowie, after he funded – and loaned artworks to – the 1999 “Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection” exhibition.

Readers can get a feel for the "David Bowie Is" retrospective exhibition in the video included here.

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