Pop culture writer, photographer, artist, and collector David Mansour’s extensive doll and toy collection of 33 years, including thousands of Barbies, inspired him to write his first book, From ABBA To Zoom: A Pop Culture Encyclopedia of the Late 20th Century.  He is currently working on his photo artwork and his next book, Behold the Valley of the Dolls: A Barbie Collection in Portraits,  David resides in sunny San Diego, California with husband John Bode, a family of adorable pets, and his Barbie Doll collection.

Sparkle, Barbie, Sparkle! 

Behold the Valley of the Dolls


By David Mansour

Welcome to Behold the Valley of the Dolls!, a showcase of doll photography by David Mansour.  Come behold photographs from David's 33 years of collecting his beloved Barbie and other favorite dolls.  Be bedazzled by his doll photography turned to mesmerizing art.  Sneak a peek at his upcoming book, Behold the Valley of the Dolls: A Barbie Collection in Portraits.  View his story of how a gift of Barbie led to a collection of thousands and him honored as "the Man of Pop!"  David has totally gone beyond the valley of the dolls... and it's right in the heart of sunny San Diego, CA!

Hi Dolls, I got this groovy Valley of the Dolls throw pillow from Lori, owner and artist of KutiePieKitsch on Etsy. I'm pleased with the quality and detail of the pillow (the pink pom-pom accent is totally fab), and Lori's customer service is out-of-this-world! If you're a fan of kitsch-ful pop culture items check out KutiePieKitsch to shop by clicking the button above.  

All photographs on this website are original to David Mansour and his doll collection.  They are the copyright of ©David James Mansour and ©Behold the Valley of the Dolls.   

Meet David Mansour!

Over 33 years of doll collecting!  Thousands of dolls collected!

... And the Award goes to David Mansour's Behold the Valley of the Dolls! 

Book Coming Soon!