Park West Gallery Founder Appears on Popular Minnesota TV Show

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Alan Miller, the host of Minnesota’s well-known “Access to Democracy” TV show, calls Park West Gallery Founder Albert Scaglione “the personification of the American Dream.”

Recently, Miller invited Scaglione to appear on the home-grown interview show to talk about the history of Park West Gallery, Park West’s online auctions, and Scaglione’s new book The Book of Albert.

The Minnesota Star-Tribune has called Miller’s show “refreshingly retro” and praised the program for the “depth and nuance” of Miller’s “wide-ranging discussions.”

While the program often hosts politicians and pundits, Miller extended a special invitation to Scaglione because he’s a long-time Park West collector. In fact, Miller proudly displayed one of his Peter Max works that he acquired from Park West during the interview.

Alan Miller, host of "Access to Democracy"

Alan Miller, host of “Access to Democracy”

“Access to Democracy” airs on over a dozen public TV stations, broadcasting to over 34 communities throughout Minnesota and the Midwest. The show also has a strong online following.

During the interview, Scaglione talked about how he first become interested in art and how that fascination led him to found Park West Gallery in 1969. He also goes into great detail about how Park West put together its thriving online auction program during the pandemic.

You can order a copy of The Book of Albert: How Park West Became the World’s Largest Art Dealer here.

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Albert Scaglione signing copies of "The Book of Albert" at the Park West Foundation in Michigan.