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The Romantic Art of Pino: A Fine Art and Illustration Legend

https://youtu.be/jFJXjHQivNU Who can say they transformed an entire artistic genre? Pino is one of those rare individuals. If you’ve been anywhere near a bookstore or a library in the past 30 years, you’re probably already familiar with Pino’s iconic work. The artist revolutionized how we think about book cover illustrations. But, at the pinnacle of his career,  he walked away from his overwhelming success as an illustrator in the publishing industry to pursue his true love—fine art. In this vid...

The Genius of Pino: An In-Depth Look at 5 of His Unforgettable Works

Pino is one of most accomplished figurative artists of the past century, but what exactly makes him a modern master? “Pino is a painter’s painter,” says Park West Gallery Director David Gorman. “The more you know about painting, the more you can appreciate just how technically brilliant his compositions were.” We asked Gorman to take us through five memorable Pino works and help us better understand the extent of the artist’s remarkable talent. Here’s what he told us…   "Amelie" David Gorma...

Painting Studies Reveal How Pino Refined His Iconic Figurative Art

Art has the amazing ability to speak to us through time, whether it’s admiring an etching by Rembrandt van Rijn or studying the brushstrokes of a contemporary great like Pino. Pino is considered by many to be one of the last great American illustrators, having hand-painted more than 3,000 original book covers before switching to a career in fine art. Sadly, Pino passed away in 2010. However, he left behind not only a collection of amazing artwork, but the various studies that accompanied them. S...

From Book Covers to Fine Art: Don’t Miss Park West’s New Pino Sale

Some say American illustration began with Norman Rockwell and ended with Pino. Now you have the opportunity to collect unique paintings and more during our limited-time Pino Sale. Our new Spring Sale collection features more than 50 works by the late artist. From early Harlequin novel illustrations to the Impressionistic, figurative works he is remembered by, this collection is an all-encompassing look into Pino's creative genius. “Very few painters are able to capture the level of emotion that...