David Bowie and Other Artists Lead Children on a Galactic Adventure



David Bowie in his Ziggy Stardust persona, photographed by Masayoshi Sukita. Portraits of Mr. Bowie and his “Space Oddity” video are part of the exhibition.

Masayoshi Sukita

‘Mission to Space’

Ground Control to Major Tom: Hordes of children are invading your space.

Not to mention galactic space, at least as it’s represented at the Children’s Museum of the Arts. This downtown institution, dedicated to helping young visitors experience artwork as well as create it, has devoted its latest exhibition to interstellar travel. The show, “Mission to Space,” displays pieces by contemporary artists, including David Bowie. He appears as the alien Ziggy Stardust in 1972 photographs by Masayoshi Sukita and as both the hapless astronaut Major Tom and his Ground Control…


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