Park West Gallery Talks Inspiration, Record-Breaking Art In The News

From our artists to our cruise ship auctions, people are talking about Park West Gallery around the world. Here are some recent news articles featuring Park West Gallery.

 

Park West CEO Continues to Offer Expert Commentary on Leonardo da Vinci Sale

“Salvator Mundi” (Savior of the World), c. 1500, Leonardo da Vinci. Framed. Public domain. Image courtesy of Wikimedia.

Following the record-setting sale of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” (Savior of the World) for $450.3 million, many were left wondering why anyone would pay so much for a single work of art.

Most recently, two news outlets—WJR News Talk 960 and Michigan’s Big Show—turned to the expertise of Park West Gallery Founder and CEO Albert Scaglione for answers. Scaglione said he was “somewhat shocked” but not surprised at the price. He cited reasons such as the artwork being one of the few surviving paintings by Leonardo not owned by a museum.

Listen to the Michigan’s Big Show segment here.

Tim Yanke Talks About Inspiration

“Miss America” (2017), Tim Yanke

Metro Detroit’s Daily Tribune recently sat down with Park West Gallery artist Tim Yanke to discuss his Neo-West artwork. In the article, Yanke explains how losing his sister inspired him to feature themes and motifs from the American West in his art.

“I’m in Detroit, so feel a little displaced doing this style of art sometimes, but it’s in my soul—it’s in my psyche. It’s part of me. Why try to fight it? I embrace it,” Yanke says.

Yanke’s artwork, sold exclusively though Park West Gallery, is characterized by bold lines, vivid hues, and Southwestern imagery. His most popular works include his “Dragonfly” series and his “Yanke Doodle” series that depicts the U.S. flag.

Among his most recent works is “Miss America,” a painting featuring the Statue of Liberty, which brings to life Yanke’s love of his country and the values it represents.

“Whatever your viewpoint may be, it’s my point to say let’s get back to the basics,” Yanke says.

Read the full article at the Daily Tribune.

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  • Park West CEO Albert Scaglione Weighs In On $450.3 Million Leonardo da Vinci Painting

    A bidding war on November 15 led to the sale of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” (Savior of the World) for $450.3 million, setting the new record for any work ...

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  • Israel’s Yaacov Agam Museum of Art Celebrates Its Opening with Park West Gallery

    When a museum features a painting or a sculpture by an artist, it’s considered a tremendous honor. However, few artists in history know what it’s like to have an entire ...

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  • Thomas Tunney Wins 2017 MI Great Artist Contest

    Thomas Tunney of Commerce Township had never exhibited his art in public until Park West Gallery displayed five of his works for the 2017 MI Great Artist contest.So when ...

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