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A Closer Look at Francisco Goya’s ‘Disasters of War’ (Los Desastres de la Guerra)

Haunting, macabre, and poignant, the series of 82 etchings by Spanish artist Francisco Goya known as “The Disasters of War” is a powerful reminder of the inhumane consequences of warfare. The [...]

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What Are Etchings and How Are Etchings Made?

Etchings have been hugely influential in art history, particularly in the development of printmaking. The art of etching is one of the oldest printmaking mediums—originating in the 15th century [...]

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What Makes a Master Artist? Meet 7 Legendary Masters in Our New Video

How does an artist become a Master? In this new video, Park West profiles seven undeniable masters of art history—Albrecht Dürer, Rembrandt van Rijn, Francisco Goya, Pablo Picasso, Pierre-Auguste [...]

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Behind the Artist: Francisco Goya

Spanish visionary Francisco Goya is considered to be the last Old Master in art history, but not without setting the pace of the Modern era. Goya began his artistic reign in the 18th century as a [...]

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How NYC Became the Art Capital of the U.S.

February 1913 marked a defining moment in the history of art. While the turn of the century empowered the aesthetic twists and turns of the European avant-garde in their countries of origin, the [...]

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How the Masters Changed Art History

How does one credit a great artist? Ascribing artistic greatness is no simple task. The definition itself is relative to the time and place of an artwork’s creation. Undoubtedly, it would be [...]

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Own a Piece of Art History with the Holiday Sale

Have you ever been in a museum admiring artwork by a master artist and thought, “What would it be like to own this? How would it look in my living room or study?” Owning artwork by an old or [...]

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Halloween Art Gallery Showcases Different Sides of the Holiday

Happy Halloween! Whether it’s the thrill of a good scare or the love of a fantasy world, everyone has a different reason to celebrate Halloween. Ranging from creepy to comical, here are [...]

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Free 2016 Seminar Series begins January 10

Discover more about your favorite artists, brush up on art history and gain valuable tips for collecting art with Park West Gallery’s new 2016 art seminar series. Visit the gallery in Southfield, [...]

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7 Creepy Works from Francisco Goya’s ‘Los Caprichos’ Series

Francisco Goya is one of the most important Spanish artists of the 18th and 19th centuries. He was a satirist, he was a genius, and he also had a definite taste for the macabre. When art lovers [...]

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