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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:07:47 +0000
Morris Shapiro teaches the importance of art to international scholarship students

As part of Park West’s continued commitment to bring the joy of art to everyone, Park West Gallery Director Morris Shapiro imparted his wisdom and passion for art to a group of international scholarship students. Shapiro gave a lecture in Westchester, New York on Sept. 22. He spoke to a group of students with the […]

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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:11:06 +0000
Why Simon Bull claims art is dead

Colorist Simon Bull vivaciously infuses all of his paintings with life, joy and nostalgia, which makes it all the more curious as to why he has claimed “art is dead.” Such a shocking statement carries a lot of weight when spoken by an artist. Upon further dissection, however, Bull’s observation actually points to art being […]

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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:56:13 +0000
The art of Eric Dowdle: small histories, big stories

Let’s consider two likely opposites: modernity and folklore. The former is rooted in global industry, the latter in homespun tradition. To Park West Gallery’s newest artist Eric Dowdle, renowned contemporary folk artist and host of the PBS television show “Painting the Town,” modernity and folklore aren’t rivals; they’re more like family. Dowdle’s contemporary folk art […]

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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:30:50 +0000
Asia cruise market charges full steam ahead

Worried you may not have the chance to take a cruise in Asia? Fret not, the latest research shows the market is growing at a record pace. Park West Gallery is proud to be aboard luxury cruise ships as they provide incredible experiences for a growing market in Asia, which has seen a 24 percent […]

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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:00:40 +0000
4 more absurd artworks explained by Michael Cheval

In our previous post, we asked Absurdist artist Michael Cheval to pull back the curtain and explain the meaning behind some of his more popular artworks with Park West Gallery. With a brand new collection of Cheval artwork now available through Park West’s art auctions at sea and our Southfield, Michigan gallery, Cheval once again […]

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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 20:34:33 +0000
The creation of Craig Tracy’s tiger portrait, “Salvation”

What started as a project for charity quickly became one of Craig Tracy’s favorite and most challenging creations. The South China Tiger Foundation approached Tracy with creating a work of art to help raise awareness and funds for their organization. Tracy says tigers have been his favorite animal since he was a child, so he […]

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Fri, 16 Sep 2016 19:53:05 +0000
Stop and smell the roses with Simon Bull

Bright, vivid flowers have been a hallmark of Simon Bull’s art for the majority of his career. When asked why he enjoys the subject, his English charm can’t help but shine through. “Flowers have always been important to me because they’re colorful, and I like color,” he says with a smile. For the first 15 […]

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