The David Bowie is… Augmented Reality app has been launched today (January 8th) on what would have been ’s 72nd birthday.

Along with narration from the Oscar-winning actor Gary Oldman the app features over 400 items to explore including video and images from the very beginning of his career through to his final album ★.

The app also features items not previously seen outside of the Brooklyn Museum run of the exhibition such as David’s script for Lazarus along with his sketchbook for the ★ video, original lyrics and David ’s original drawings for the video concept.

The David Bowie is Augmented Reality mobile app is available in iOS and Android — granting access to the show’s hundreds of costumes, videos, handwritten lyrics, original works of art and more to the tens of millions of Bowie fans unable to visit the exhibition before it shuttered permanently on July 15, 2018. This virtual reality adaption of  is will enable the visitor to spend as long as desired on individual items and jump to others.

Additionally, the  is mobile app will feature dozens of items not featured in the original exhibition including some entirely new and exclusive to this AR version. The app is available now price $7.99.

The AR mobile app is the first phase of this innovative initiative, with the VR format scheduled for later release.

For more information https://davidbowieisreal.com/