A Glimpse into David Bowie’s Newly Expanded Berlin Exhibition

The last time we touched upon David Bowie, we traced his musical evolution through his hair. Now, Ziggy Stardust shines at the David Bowie exhibition, which has made its way from London to Berlin—just as Bowie did—adding a new bunch of stuff in Bowie’s city of inspiration.

Opening this week on May 20, the Martin Gropius Bau museum will showcase never-seen-before postcards between Bowie and Marlene Dietrich from 1978, original artwork by German expressionist Erich Heckel, secret police files from riots around Bowie’s concerts, and much more.

Some of Bowie’s best work was made in Berlin. The secret seems to have been his formula for finding a hideaway in West Berlin, where he wasn’t mobbed by fans (unlike in LA). He disappeared in the German capital and got working on the albums better known as the Berlin trilogy, Low (1977), Heroes (1977) and Lodger (1979), which were written and recorded in part in Berlin.

During his time in

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