The David Bowie is exhibit will have its North American debut at Toronto’s Art Gallery of Ontario on Wednesday, but Breakfast Television got a sneak peek on Tuesday.
Watch the video above for a look at the collection.
More than 300,000 people visited the look back at the musician, performer and style icon at the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum in London.
“It was fantastic,” co-curator Geoffrey Marsh said Tuesday.
“The best thing of all was people just loved the show. It appealed to everybody, not just David Bowie fans,” Marsh said.
Marsh and Victoria Broackes, curators of theatre and performance at the V&A, combed through Bowie’s personal archives for the exhibit.
David Bowie is spans five decades and features more than 300 objects from Bowie’s personal archive, including some of his more famous costumes.
“He is a complete original and he’s influenced so many people,” Broackes said.
“He’s got so many artists and designers out there today who are influenced by David Bowie, so it’s interesting to see his work and how that happened.”
David Bowie is runs until Nov. 27.