Peekaboo Gallery and Nucleus are proud to present VINYL CONFLICT: The World of Godzilla Toys! This is a touring exhibition and live auction featuring one of the world’s largest, single Godzilla toy and memorabilia collections!
Since his first appearance in 1954, Godzilla captured the world’s imagination. A combination of ancient folklore, moral prophecy and good ol’ movie making magic gave birth to one of the longest and most successful franchises in entertainment history. In this unprecedented collection, there will be something for everyone, from small novelty items and movie posters and most importantly, featuring incredible SOFUBI VINYL TOYS from makers such as Bullmark, M1-Go!, Marmit, Bandai and Marusan. Much of it, rare items only found in Japan or limited show exclusives. Never has such as definitive selection of Godzilla merchandise been available in one place.
ON DISPLAY: June 22 - 23
OPENING NIGHT MONSTER ISLAND PARTY: Saturday, June 22nd from 7pm-11pm
featuring an immersive projected history of Godzilla together with Japanese pop-culture of the 60s, 70s and 80s!
Live musical pop featuring DJ LANCE ROCK of YO GABBA-GABBA!,
a KAIJU THEMED LIBATION BAR
a walk-around appearance of GODZILLA HIMSELF!
Available will be the Limited Edition VINYL CONFLICT: The World of Godzilla Toys exhibition catalog and show poster featuring art by famed illustrator, TOM WHALEN!
The exhibition will continue, Sunday, June 23rd from 12pm to 8pm with $5.00 tickets available at the door.
LIVE AUCTION The final LIVE AUCTION event will occur with our friends at the world’s largest Halloween & Horror Convention, MIDSUMMER SCREAM at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California. The sale will occur over two days, August 3rd and 4th, 2019. Bidding available live in room, absentee and online bidding through icollector.com and liveauctioneers.com. Pre-registration can be done at the Gallery Nucleus event, through peekaboogallery.com and through the online bidding platforms.
VINYL CONFLICT: The World of Godzilla Toys features the Mark Livolsi Collection. Mark was a life-long devotee of everything monsters and fantasy however, nothing more than his unquenchable love of Godzilla. One can witness this in the meticulous attention to curation within this massive collection. Mark was a highly talented and well-celebrated lead feature film editor. You may have heard of some of his films such as The Jungle Book, Saving Mr. Banks, The Blind Side, Wedding Crashers, The Devil Wears Prada, Vanilla Sky, Wonder and the forthcoming, The Lion King. Mark’s passion for Godzilla was well known in Hollywood among his friends and colleagues and now, with this dedicated exhibition and auction can you share in the joy of this wonderful personal collection.