Pictures from the exhibition catalogue to celebrate 20 years of Maison Martin Margiela. More on flickr.
Earlier: MMM in M on M
I’m a little bit sad about it, ahhhh, I guess this is what Michael Jackson wanted: Not to auction off the Neverland estate. But I so wanted the Pinocchio statuette.
All the items are still on display in L.A. until April 25.
And I have just received the auction catalogue last week. Such a bummer. Below are a couple of pictures from the five catalogue box set. However, this is only the tip of the iceberg. Literally, you can pick any page from the books and you want to buy it. It is insane!
Maybe this doll was the inspiration for Little Susie?
Earlier: MJ Neverland Sale
Color resin statuette of Pinocchio talking to Jiminy Cricket perched on his shoe.
16 by 10 by 9.5 inches”
Today, I spent most of my time browsing through the online auction catalogue of the Michael Jackson Neverland sale. One item that tickled my fancy was the Pinocchio Statuette above. I fell in love with it. In a nasty Paul McCarthy kind of way.
For further research, I watched the Living with Michael Jackson documentary from a few years back by that (awful) “journalist”. And what can I see, sitting on one of the tables: Pinocchio!
Got to have him!
But what I really was looking for was the moment when Michael Jackson goes shopping in Las Vegas. One of the best moments ever captured by TV cameras, minus the stupid “journalist” commentary, who is only asking about the prices. Boring!
Anyway, here it is. Jump to 4:00 minutes, where the fun begins.
“Journalist”: Do you think it is a bit tacky?
Michael Jackson: Tacky, are you silly?
Michael Jackson + Shopping = Magic
I felt very tempted to put all pictures from the online auction catalog of the Michael Jackson Neverland auction in this post. There are so many great items to be had, for instance “an electric cart featuring an image of Jackson as Peter Pan on the bonnet and Peter Pan cushions.” I’d love to drive around with that all day.
Every piece is a winner. The descriptions read like poetry: “A display of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves in a setting created by the Walt Disney display team. A plaque reads: “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Presented to Michael Jackson from the Cast of Walt Disney World”
What to buy first?
Update: Flip through the full catalogue
Honestly, I love every item. Want it. Need it.
Love this portrait of the King of Pop:
“A portrait of Michael Jackson dressed as a king, oil on canvas, signed and dated 1995 and housed in an elaborate gold frame.”
Guardian: “It’s the sale of the century”