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Park West Collectors Donate Rembrandt Work to Local Church for Easter

The Easter season is a sacred time for people all around the world, but two long-time Park West collectors in Minnesota found an extraordinary way to make Easter even more special for their [...]

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Top Ten Left-Handed Artists You Should Know

August 13 is International Lefthanders Day! Southpaws, celebrate your uniqueness along with the other 7-10% of the world’s left-handed population, including these 10 artists.

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The Inside Story Behind Rembrandt’s 8 Amazing Millennium Etchings

Even centuries after his lifetime, Rembrandt’s etchings are still considered some of the finest examples of the medium. His innovations to the art of etching would go on to influence Goya, [...]

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Behind the Artist: Rembrandt van Rijn

Nearly 400 years ago, Dutch visionary Rembrandt van Rijn famously wrote: “Choose only one master—nature.” True to his muse, Rembrandt’s magnitude continues to puzzle those in its presence. There [...]

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What is an Etching 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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How 8 of Rembrandt’s Original Etching Plates Changed Hands for Over 300 Years

In the popular musical “Hamilton,” George Washington reminds the audience that no one has any control over “who lives / who dies / who tells your story.” That can be especially true for artists [...]

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How Rembrandt van Rijn Changed the Art of Etching Forever

Rembrandt van Rijn’s name is synonymous with fine art and a mastery of technique, but few realize that his impact on the art world has more to do with printmaking than his skills with a brush. [...]

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Art News: New Gardner Museum Lead, Herzog Court Victory, ‘Genius’ to Profile Picasso

The art world is full of fascinating exhibitions, intriguing discoveries, and moments that shape history. Here are some of the latest news items making art headlines. New Leads in Gardner Museum [...]

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Art News: ‘The Night Watch’ Sleepover, Fine Art Inspires ‘Wonder Woman,’ Top 20 Museums

The art world is full of fascinating exhibitions, intriguing discoveries, and moments that shape history. Here are some of the latest news items making art headlines.   Dutch Teacher Spends [...]