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The Official Michael Jackson Opus, a massive 38-pound tome has gone on sale. The book was endorsed by Jackson's estate and includes many portraits of Michael Jackson including a portrait in which he is painted by David Nordahl as a statue surrounded by children dressed as angels. The book also features many Jackson photographs, copies of song lyrics and personal remembrances of the people who knew him best and were inspired by his work including Reverend Jesse Jackson, Quincy Jones, Berry Gordy, Smokey Robinson, Shaquille O'Neal, Paula Abdul, John Landis, Sugar Ray Leonard, Jimmy Jam, Spike Lee, Teddy Riley, Jane Fonda and many more. The book sells for $249.
Another piece of Michael Jackson art, a Kehinde Wiley piece showing Michael Jackson on horseback dressed in royal garb sold at Art Basel Miami Beach for $175,000. The image is after the jump.