Over 10 million works of art sold over the past 50 years by by Park West Gallery, the world’s largest art dealer.
Founded in 1969, the company is based just north of Detroit in Southfield, Michigan and has annual sales $400 million dollars.
The company was founded by Albert Scaglione who is a long-time fan and boater of Michigan’s beautiful Torch Lake.
Park West Gallery is also the world’s largest supplier of artwork for cruise lines.
In 1993, Park West Gallery began hosting art auctions onboard international luxury cruise ships around the world.
The company currently operates on over 100 ships and conducts more than 5,000 auctions per year on board.
They ship about 6,000 individual artworks to their clients every single week.
If you visit their 63,000 square foot facility in Southfield, check out Park West Museum, a free-to-the-public museum featuring their private collections of old and modern masters like Picasso, Renoir, Rembrandt, and more.
In 1971, Scaglione forged a lasting friendship and professional partnership with renowned Pop artist and icon Peter Max and quickly became one of Max’s most significant art dealers.
Soon after, Scaglione established prominent relationships with Yaacov Agam—considered a father of the Kinetic Art movement—and Victor Vasarely, one of the founders of Op Art.
PWG Cruise Ship Art Auctions