The final stop on a five-year worldwide tour honoring the life and music of David Bowie, the Brooklyn Museum’s latest and much talked about multimedia exhibit “David Bowie is” offers fans unprecedented access to the artist’s archive.
It’s legitimately freezing outside the 7-Eleven on Coney Island Avenue, and one of the few signs of life is a white stretch Hummer idling in near silence. “Where’s the party?” One of the two older men in the parking lot yells toward the street, which is traffic-free at 5 a.m. The Hummer’s engine is switched off, but no one gets out. It’s safe to say no one knows where the party is.