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Watch Kre8, Tim Yanke, and Lebo Talk Contemporary Art with Park West Gallery

What do artists talk about when they get together? Park West’s Senior Gallery Director Morris Shapiro wanted to share that experience with our collectors, so, at a recent event, he gathered together three of today’s most popular contemporary artists to discuss all things art. The result is a fascination roundtable discussion between Shapiro and three incredible artists—Kre8, Tim Yanke, and David “Lebo” Le Batard. The artists talked about their influences, social media, the digital revolution, in...

ABC Detroit News Profiles Tim Yanke’s Astonishing Abstract Art at Park West Gallery

Park West Gallery hosts incredible art experiences for our collectors on land and sea all over the world. This weekend, acclaimed artist Tim Yanke will be one of the featured artists at a VIP event at Park West headquarters just outside of Detroit. ABC WXYZ Detroit News invited Yanke onto their morning show today to give a preview of Yanke's new art and talk to the artist about his extraordinary career. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSEMw9bTexM One of the most significant contemporary artists...

Artist Tim Yanke on His Creative Process, His Collectors, and More

While trying to describe the art of Tim Yanke, the one word that comes up again and again is “spontaneous.” Yanke’s own brand of Abstract Expressionism is bold, energetic, and totally captivating. Whether he’s painting one of his trademark Neo-West scenes or a new interpretation of an American icon, Yanke always brings a refreshing sense of vitality and motion to his artwork. Yanke once said, “My approach to painting is to maintain spontaneity. I approach every painting with the idea that I want...

Detroit Artist Tim Yanke Is Driven by the Motor City

Park West artist and native Detroiter Tim Yanke says the Motor City’s two underlying foundations – the automobile industry and music – have directly influenced his career as an artist. “You’re a product of your environment … I’m very proud to be a product of Detroit,” he says. “This isn’t New York, this isn’t L.A., this isn’t the Chicago art market, this is the Detroit art market, and I’m proud to be a part of it.” Yanke may be inspired by the southwestern culture of the U.S., but freely admits...