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Autumn de Forest opens Ohio museum exhibition with Park West Foundation

April 14, 2016 — The Park West Foundation and the Butler Institute of American Art have teamed up to present the premiere museum exhibition of art prodigy Autumn de Forest.

Romero Britto commemorates JFK

February 16, 2015 —

This art saves lives

October 21, 2014 — Park West Gallery Artist Autumn de Forest this weekend offered her artistic gift to help others by donating the artwork “Universe of Love” to the “This Party Saves Lives” event sponsored by This Bar Saves Lives, an organization with a mission of eradicating hunger and providing a packet of the emergency food supplement “Plumpy Nut” to a child in need for every one of their bars sold.

Pangborn's "Michigan in Motion" makes top 20 in ongoing competition

October 6, 2014 — Park West Gallery artist Dominic Pangborn's three-dimensional artwork "Michigan in Motion" is heading to the next round of voting for the annual ArtPrize competition in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Pangborn's AIM in hot spot at ArtPrize

September 25, 2014 — The annual ArtPrize competition in Grand Rapids, Michigan just kicked off, and it's already creating quite a buzz around the art community. Pushing the conversation is Park West Gallery artist Dominic Pangborn’s entry.

More of a good thing - to the Max

August 6, 2014 — Whether it's an attempt at a little publishing one-upmanship or just more of a good thing, where Peter Max's iconic art is concerned, it's a treat.

Peter Max in Portland Family Magazine

July 31, 2014 — Peter Max sat down for a Q&A with Portland Family Magazine. He spoke at length about his early days as an artist, his the yogic and vegan lifestyle and how he fuses technology into his art. The magazine's managing editor, Janna Lopez, asked Peter if he reflects about the journey his creative life has been.

JustLuxe luxury guide features Autumn de Forest

July 28, 2014 — this week features Park West artist Autumn de Forest as the top story in the luxury guide's arts and culture blog.

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Street art: Duaiv and a Lamborghini

July 28, 2014 — French-American painter Duaiv and Lamborghini of Miami are bringing art to the streets by way of a Lamborghini Aventador Roadster. The Park West artist’s creation is lighting up the social-sphere on Twitter, blogs, Facebook and auto aficionado sites.

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Autumn de Forest: inspiring others as a Disney "Citizen Kid"

July 24, 2014 — Park West artist Autumn de Forest is a Disney Citizen Kid – that’s an ordinary kid who does extraordinary things. A description we think fits the accomplished young painter to a T.

Albert Scaglione on Autumn de Forest's art and heart for philanthropy

July 1, 2014 — “Forget about her age, forget about anything else, she’s a very accomplished colorist, a very accomplished technician, she’s extraordinarily creative. She already has iconic graphic images …” Park West CEO and founder Albert Scaglione talks with CBS Miami about painter Autumn de Forest, her remarkable work and their mutual commitment to philanthropy.

Autumn de Forest is an "Epic Kid"

January 29, 2014 —

A red carpet and a clear vision

January 16, 2014 —

Local media meet Autumn de Forest

November 22, 2013 —

Park West Gallery Named Best Art Gallery By Channel 4 Voters

October 7, 2013 — We’re proud to be honored once again by the local community.

Deadline Extended in $3K MI Great Artist Competition

October 3, 2013 — Artist submissions will be accepted until noon on Wednesday, Oct. 9.

Private Air Luxury Homes Magazine: The Art of Doing Business

October 2, 2013 — In the realm of attracting and retaining artists and collectors, few do it better than Park West Gallery.

Nassau County Museum of Art Presents Peter Max

October 1, 2013 — The exhibition takes the first in-depth look at the original drawings of Pop artist Peter Max.

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Autumn de Forest and Albert Scaglione on Michigan's Big Show (Podcast)

September 30, 2013 — In her first ever radio interview, 11-year-old Autumn reveals that she wants to change the world through her art.

Artist Dominic Pangborn to Chair Capuchin 2013 SOCK Benefit

September 18, 2013 — Pangborn is a fervent believer in giving back to one’s community and will bring a new dimension SOCK, now marking its 41st year.

Second Annual MI Great Artist Arts Competition Set to Launch

September 11, 2013 — Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and Park West Gallery founder and CEO Albert Scaglione announce the 2013 MI Great Artist contest.

Autumn de Forest Featured on CNN's HLN Network

September 10, 2013 — Autumn de Forest, the 11-year-old artist prodigy, will be featured on CNN's HLN network.

C and G News: New Habitat Home Dedicated in Madison Heights

September 5, 2013 — Artist Tim Yanke, of Park West Gallery, presented one of his “Yankee Doodles,” the third he’s donated to a Habitat dedication.

Hour Detroit Magazine: Wall to Wall Art

August 29, 2013 — Park West Gallery and Dearborn's The Henry team up to decorate a 'boutique' hotel.

Park West Gallery Presents the New Anatole Krasnyansky Book to the Hermitage Museum

August 22, 2013 — Gallery Director, Morris Shapiro, writes about this event, a "high point in his career."

Famed Artist Romero Britto Designs Specialty License Plate to Help Children

August 21, 2013 — Internationally acclaimed artist Romero Britto has designed a specialty Florida license plate to focus attention on child sexual abuse prevention.

Leslie Lew Brings “Buki’s Garden” Children’s Art Workshop to Detroit

August 13, 2013 — Park West Gallery sponsored New York-based artist Leslie Lew to visit the Detroit area to conduct a series of free art education workshops for children.

Park West Gallery CEO on Christie's Appraisal of the DIA Collection

August 12, 2013 — Michigan's Big Show asked CEO Albert Scaglione to weigh in on the controversial Christie’s appraisal of the DIA collection.

The Official 2013 Outside Lands Poster by Peter Max

August 9, 2013 — Pop artist Peter Max has created the official poster for this year's Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival.

The Romero Britto Taxi - A Moving Installation

July 10, 2013 — Be on the lookout for the Britto Taxi in London, Paris and Berlin.

Park West Gallery Named “Best Place to Buy Art” in Metro Detroit!

July 5, 2013 — We're proud to be honored once again by the local community.

PBS Goes 'One-on-One' with Autumn de Forest

July 1, 2013 — Park West Gallery's youngest artist, 11-year-old Autumn de Forest, recently discussed her work and ideas on the PBS program "One-on-One."

MetroFocus: Pop Artist Peter Max's Inspiration (Video)

June 27, 2013 — Peter Max sat down with MetroFocus to discuss his career and the motivation behind his iconic paintings

My TV20 Detroit: Leslie Lew at Children’s Art Education Workshop (Video)

June 27, 2013 — New York-based Park West Gallery artist Leslie Lew recently visited the Detroit area to conduct a series of free art education workshops.

The Oakland Press: Auburn Hills Family Receives Habitat for Humanity Home in Waterford

June 21, 2013 — Park West Gallery is presenting a large artwork by Tim Yanke to a local Habitat family for their new home.

DBusiness: Park West Gallery Partners with Habitat for Humanity

June 18, 2013 — When the Mefford family receives the keys to their new home, they will also be the first Habitat partner family to receive a painting by Tim Yanke from Park West Gallery.

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CBS Detroit: Author Teaches Diversity Through Art

June 18, 2013 — WWJ Newsradio talks to Leslie Lew about the children's art workshops she conducted in Detroit.

The Huffington Post: Autumn de Forest, 11-Year-Old Child Prodigy, Returns With New Artwork

June 14, 2013 — Child prodigy extraordinaire Autumn de Forest rose to fame a few years ago when, at the tender age of seven, the Discovery Channel labeled her a "child genius."

[Press Release] Park West Gallery Sponsors New York Neo-Pop Artist Leslie Lew to Conduct Free Art Workshops for Detroit Area Children

June 10, 2013 — New York-based Park West Gallery artist, Leslie Lew, will visit the Detroit area June 16 - 21 to conduct a series of free art education workshops at a wide variety of children’s centers in metro Detroit.

Child Prodigy Painter Autumn de Forest on 'The Wendy Williams Show'

June 4, 2013 — Catch Park West Gallery's young prodigy painter Autumn de Forest on The Wendy Williams Show.

C & G News: Group assists young adults who age out of foster care

May 30, 2013 — The Park West Foundation formed in 2006, since then aiding more than 500 young adults with matters of finance, clothing, housing, education and employment.

Heritage Florida Jewish News: Peter Max's Art Still Pops

May 24, 2013 — If Peter Max’s life had turned out the way he originally planned, he wouldn’t be an artist.

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The Straits Times: Artist Yaacov Agam Draws the Line to Stun

May 22, 2013 — Paris-based Israeli artist Yaacov Agam marked his 85th birthday last Saturday with a solo exhibition.

Linda Le Kinff: Off to the Races

May 22, 2013 — A Park West Gallery collector writes about his recent cruise art auction experience.

May is National Foster Care Month

May 21, 2013 — Director of the Park West Foundation addresses the issues of foster care in metro Detroit.

Park West Foundation Director on WXYZ-TV Channel 7′s "Spotlight on the News"

May 6, 2013 — "Spotlight on the News" is Michigan's longest running weekly news and public affairs program.

[Press Release] Park West Gallery Founders Raise "Bail" for the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Annual Lock-Up Fundraiser

January 28, 2013 — Albert Scaglione and his wife Mitsie earn their stripes as community leaders by donating to the fight against neuromuscular diseases.

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[Press Release] Park West Foundation Co-Sponsors “Jump Shot Your Future” for Past and Present Foster Care Youth

January 21, 2013 — The Park West Foundation - Blue Babies and the Michigan Youth Opportunities Initiative - ESP teamed up to sponsor “Jump Shot Your Future.”

My TV20 Detroit: Local Artist Tim Yanke Helps Kids

November 9, 2012 — Yanke and the kids are creating paintings that will be auctioned off for families in need.

'Checking In' at The Henry, Dearborn

October 9, 2012 — Park West Gallery artwork is on display throughout the luxury hotel.

Watch Artist Dominic Pangborn on 'Detroit 2020'

June 26, 2012 — This week, “Detroit 2020″ highlighted Park West Gallery artist, Dominic Pangborn, whose studio is located in downtown Detroit.

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[Press Release] Famed Artist Itzchak Tarkay Dies at 77

June 4, 2012 — World-renowned artist Itzchak Tarkay died unexpectedly Sunday, June 3 after emergency heart surgery.

'Secret Millionaire' Premiere Starring Artist Scott Jacobs - this Sunday on ABC!

June 1, 2012 — Watch Park West Gallery artist Scott Jacobs on the premiere of ABC's hit show “Secret Millionaire.”

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[Press Release] Park West Gallery Lands a Role in ‘The Giant Mechanical Man’ Starring Jenna Fischer

May 1, 2012 — Upcoming romantic comedy features metro Detroit’s top-rated fine art gallery.

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Art World News: Park West Cares Brings Art to Kids

March 22, 2012 — Abstract artist Tim Yanke and Park West Gallery CARES were featured in the March 2012 issue of Art World News.

Park West Gallery on CBS 'Michigan Matters' Holiday Show

December 27, 2011 — Michigan Matters host Carol Cain sits down with the Park West Foundation Director and Tim Yanke.

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WDIV Voters Name Park West Gallery "The Best" in Detroit

November 28, 2011 — Voters have named Park West Gallery as "The Best" Art Gallery in Detroit!

'Made in Michigan' Profiles Artist Tim Yanke

November 10, 2011 — Yanke has fans spanning the globe, with his paintings having been collected on every continent.

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Park West Gallery on Cruise Radio

November 7, 2011 — Learn more about Park West Gallery's popular cruise ship art auctions.

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DBusiness Features Beyond Basics Event at Park West Gallery

November 1, 2011 — Hoping to make a difference in the lives of children, dozens of metro Detroiters were in attendance for the Beyond Basics fundraiser at Park West Gallery.

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Park West Gallery Featured in Art World News June/July 2011

August 8, 2011 — Popular art and framing industry trade magazine features Park West Gallery.

'The Official Best of Michigan' Park West Gallery Video

July 14, 2011 — Park West Gallery was just selected as “The Official Best Art Gallery in Michigan 2011” by the popular Official Best Of travel program!

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WJR's 'Paul W. Smith Show' Salutes Park West Gallery

July 8, 2011 — A touching tribute following Park West Gallery's newly-earned accolade as "The Official Best Art Gallery in Michigan - 2011".

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[PRESS RELEASE] Park West Gallery Named "The Official Best Art Gallery in Michigan — 2011”

July 8, 2011 — Popular “Official Best Of” travel program highlights Park West Gallery as a top‐rated Michigan arts institution.

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Park West Gallery CEO on Sydney University's Fundraising Picasso Sale [Podcast]

June 27, 2011 — Albert Scaglione recently spoke to 1240 WJIM to provide expert insight into this recent art world news headline.

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Detroit Free Press: 'Gallery owners aid young adults'

June 20, 2011 — Park West Gallery CEO and founder Albert Scaglione and his wife Mitsie were profiled in Sunday's edition of The Detroit Free Press.

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Park West Gallery CEO Albert Scaglione on Warhol Portrait's Record Sale

May 18, 2011 — Lansing's WJIM 1240AM talks to Albert Scaglione.

Park West Gallery in Art World News: "Galleries Benefit from Art Auctions"

May 13, 2011 — Park West Gallery was among art auction industry leaders interviewed by Art World News.

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New ALIWOOD Exhibit to Open at Muhammad Ali Center

May 2, 2011 — Photo exhibition of celebrity greats alongside "The Greatest"

ARTrageous Raffle at Arizona Broadway Theater [Peoria Times]

April 29, 2011 — Arizona Broadway Theatre recently received a generous donation of fine art from the Park West Foundation,

Change a Lifetime During National Foster Care Month

April 20, 2011 — Park West Foundation helps foster care youth.

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An Inspiring Interview with the Park West Foundation [WWJ/CBS Newsradio]

April 11, 2011 — Park West Foundation Helps Transition For Foster Teens

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WWJ Interviews Peter Max at Park West Gallery Collectors Gala Event

April 11, 2011 — The Henry To Wear New Look From Park West Gallery

"Made in Michigan" Profiles Park West Gallery

April 8, 2011 — Made in Michigan features Park West Gallery and the company's CEO and founder, Albert Scaglione.

WOMC's "Sunday Edition" Interviews the Park West Foundation Director

March 21, 2011 — Saba Gebrai, Program Director of the Park West Foundation, was interviewed by Alisa Zee for 104.3 WOMC Detroit's Sunday Edition.

"Park West Gallery 'Art With a Heart'"

March 4, 2011 — Park West Gallery and its CEO and founder, Albert Scaglione, were recently featured in Oakland County’s Senior Advocate.

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From Science to Art: Park West Gallery CEO Albert Scaglione on WJIM 1240

February 21, 2011 — Albert Scaglione joined Michael Patrick Shiels as the guest of honor on WJIM 1240AM's Mid-Michigan Business Rap.

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Park West Gallery CEO Albert Scaglione on WWJ Newsradio

February 21, 2011 — Albert Scaglione talks to WWJ Newsradio 950 about how to re-invent one's self and how to become successful.

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News Radio 1240 KQEN Reports on Park West Gallery Fine Art Donation

November 17, 2010 — International artist Dominic Pangborn presented the city of Winston with a work he created especially for the town.

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Park West Gallery Fine Art Donation in The News-Review of Oregon

November 17, 2010 — Dominic Pangborn has donated a painting to Winston and redesigned the city's logo. Features Park West Gallery Fine Art, Book Donation

November 16, 2010 — Major art donation brings free paintings to Douglas High, new Winston logo

Park West Gallery CEO/Q2 Recipient Albert Scaglione on WWJ Newsradio

September 29, 2010 — Albert Scaglione honored at 18th Annual Quality People, Quality County awards.

Park West Gallery Featured in The Detroit Free Press 'Do Good Detroit Blog'

August 17, 2010 — Park West Gallery is proud to share our recent feature in the Do Good Detroit Blog, sponsored by The Detroit Free Press.

Park West Gallery Featured on Discover the D

May 11, 2010 — Park West Gallery was recently featured in the Detroit Public Television series Discover the D.

Park West Gallery CEO Talks Da Vinci with WJR

October 22, 2009 — As a prominent figure in the art world, Albert Scaglione was recently asked for his thoughts on this newly discovered masterpiece.

Park West Gallery in Fine Art Magazine, Spring 2009

April 16, 2009 — Albert Scaglione infused his enthusiasm as a collector, connoisseur, art lover, and accomplished businessman at the 40th year anniversary of Park West Gallery in an exciting three-day event this past summer in its hometown of Southfield, Michigan.

Park West Gallery CEO Offers Expert Tips on Art Collecting

April 13, 2009 — Albert Scaglione, founder and owner of Park West Gallery, offers 5 Expert Tips to help collectors have a positive art-buying experience.

Park West Gallery Director Morris Shapiro Featured in Detroit Jewish News

March 23, 2009 — Peek inside the personal collection of Park West Gallery's director

Porthole Magazine: Going Once...Going Twice...Buying Art at Sea with Confidence

March 20, 2009 — The April 2009 issue of Porthole Magazine features Park West Gallery in an article entitled "Going Once...Going Twice...Buying Art at Sea with Confidence"

Park West Foundation in The Detroit Free Press

February 21, 2009 — The news that Pioneers for Peace leader Weusi Olusola is battling Stage 4 bladder cancer prompted a massive outpouring of support Friday.

Park West Gallery CEO on WWJ (CBS) "Michigan Matters"

August 10, 2008 — Carol Cain (WWJTV Community Affairs Director and Detroit Free Press Columnist) visits with Albert Scaglione, who went from working as an engineer at NASA to chucking it all and owning an art gallery called Park West Gallery.

The Art Of Community Building

June 9, 2008 — MetroMode interviews Park West Gallery CEO and founder, Albert Scaglione.

Artist Agam Still Vibrant at 80

June 5, 2008 — It would be easy to characterize Yaacov Agam as a painter in the twilight of his career. The celebrated Israeli artist, who turned 80 last month, is focused on preserving his legacy of great public works and building an eponymous museum in his birthplace, Rishon LeZion.


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