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New Old Masters Websites

Park West Gallery® recently launched three new websites devoted to the “Masters,”– Pablo Picasso, Rembrandt Van Rijn and Salvador Dali. Park West created these sites as a further resource for collectors and for those seeking a deeper level of knowledge about these artists and their works. Through these sites, Park West continues its 40-year mission of bringing a greater appreciation of art and artists to the world.

“There is an overwhelming amount of information about these artists and their works,” said Morris Shapiro, Gallery Director for Park West. “We believe we’ve been successful in focusing the content of these sites to really enhance the experience of collecting for our clients, and to broaden the knowledge of the general public about the works featured in the Park West collection.”

Pablo Picasso
Features extensive info on the 347 Series (the last hand-signed etchings and engravings Picasso ever produced) and the Suite Vollard (regarded as some of Picasso’s greatest graphic achievements).

Visit PWG-Picasso Site >>

Rembrandt van Rijn
Features extensive info on the Millennium Impressions, provenance of Rembrandt’s copper plates, the etching process, a timeline of the artist's life and work, and info on the current market for Rembrandt etchings.

Visit PWG-Rembrandt Site >>

Salvador Dali
Features extensive info on Salvador Dali’s Biblia Sacra, Divine Comedy and Albaretto Editions - sought-after works created by the Surrealist master, as well as the artist's bio and an essay by Dali expert, Bernard Ewell.

Visit PWG-Dali Site >>

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Experiencing Rockwell

An Article by Park West Gallery's Director, Morris Shapiro

On March 8, 2009 the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) opened its exhibition, American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell. On the day of the opening, The Detroit Free Press “art critic” Mark Stryker penned his review. His opening tag line: “Love the show, hate the art.”

We have to ask: How can an artist of such power, possessing spectacular technical genius and an unparalleled ability to communicate and touch so many, be so often dismissed by those who claim to wield the power of judgment as to what is and isn’t “art”?

There is a disconnect, a separation (more like a chasm) in the art world between the arbiters of what is and isn’t “art” and the American people...Read the Full Article

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CNN Interviews Peter Max

On May 15, 2009 CNN interviewed the Pop artist icon, Peter Max.

Clip 1: Meet Peter Max
CNN Producer Ben Tinker sat down with Peter Max, arguably one of the best-known American artists of our time. Watch Video

Clip 2: Peter Max, Painting Through the Recession
Artist Peter Max explains how creativity can be a great tool during economic difficulties.
Watch Video

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Park West Launches Fanch Website

Park West Gallery continues its 40 year tradition of connecting people with artists and fine art by inviting you to visit our new web site for artist Francois “Fanch” Ledan.

The Fanch Ledan website features an updated biography of the artist, an online art gallery and videos of Fanch in the studio speaking about his inspirations and his artwork.

Explore the new Fanch website located at:

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Park West Artists at Sea

Noah’s Art: Incandenscent Beauty, Inconceivable Perfection

By Megan, Cruise Ship Art Auctioneer

The age and majesty of Venice emanates a certain sense of inconceivable perfection. The art of Noah does the same. Noah arrived onboard the Celebrity Summit in Naples, Italy, for a trip filled with firsts. As a featured guest artist onboard the ship, Noah was both new to cruising and to Park West Gallery, who provided the remarkable opportunity to premiere his art on the high seas...

Simon Bull

By Erin, Cruise Ship Art Auctioneer

Setting his surroundings ablaze with brushstrokes, Simon Bull is an electric interpreter of an eclectic resolve, and it’s little wonder that his recent cruise aboard the Celebrity Infinity kicked off with a fire drill. While many eyes affixed to windows and whales, Infinity guests similarly found wide eyed wonders aboard. Sponsored by art power house, Park West Gallery, Simon Bull’s cruise produced a fleet of new and re-inspired art enthusiasts...

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Letters to the Editor

The Park West Gallery Newsletter staff is so appreciative of all of the thoughtful words we receive from our readers!

Please email with your comments or suggestions for upcoming issues of the Park West Gallery Newsletter. Drop us a line and we may even post it online!

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May 2009 - Issue 9

In this issue:
New Old Masters Websites
Experiencing Rockwell
CNN Interviews Peter Max
Park West Launches Fanch Website
Park West Artists at Sea
Letters to the Editor
NEW Park West Blog!
Latin Art Show Features Britto
Customer Corner

Park West Gallery Website
Artist Biographies
The Park West Blog on Wordpress
Follow @ParkWestGal on Twitter
Facebook Art Collectors Club
Park West Videos on YouTube
Park West Photos on Flickr
Park West Foundation

NEW Park West Blog!

Park West Gallery announces our NEW Wordpress Blog!

We've taken the best content from our Mosaic and Customer Service Blogs, added great sidebar features - including Twitter & Flickr feeds, a user-friendly search & post categories list - and created the ultimate Park West Gallery Blog. Please check it out and give us your feedback!

Visit our new blog at:

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Latin Art Show Features Britto

Work from the finest Latin American artists, including world famous Romero Britto, will be featured at the Latin Art Show at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center May 15 – 29.

Britto donated his framed and signed piece Kids Heart for a silent auction at the Art Center, held during the opening reception.

Customer Corner

We love to read all of the positive letters from our customers and we're happy to publish a handful of our recent favorites the Customer Corner section of our Blog.

We would love to hear from you too! Send us an email

Dear Park West Gallery...

> Wow!!! We truly love the painting! It waaaaayyyyy exceeds our expectations. We are Park West customers for life! You know, fine art purchases are similar to tattoos - once you get one you are already looking forward to the next one!
Gavin, Yvonne and the Girls | Charlotte, North Carolina

> Park West has certainly increased my appreciation for all art!
Nancy W. | Apopka, Florida

> We are very happy with our purchases and look forward to our next cruise and Park West!
Angela C. | Oakville, Ontario

> I never would have believed I would become so passionate about the works I purchased on the trip.I met some wonderful people and the art was terrific. Best of all I have some memories and new art to cherish.
Leslie L. | Lake In The Hills, Illinois

> We had the fortunate pleasure as VIP guests to be on a cruise with Ms. Leslie Lew. The VIP events are fantastic. We find them to be educational and having the artist on board and to actually paint with them adds another dimension.
Lianne, Brian, and Emma K. | Tampa, Florida

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