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Park West Gallery, Southfield

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Park West Gallery is the largest privately-owned art gallery in the world, bringing the experience of collecting fine art to more than 2 million customers since 1969.

No other company has the expertise, insight, or variety of art as Park West Gallery. Whether it’s masterpieces from history’s greatest artists or the latest artwork from leading contemporary icons, Park West offers something for everyone.

For decades, Park West Gallery has brought its unmatched knowledge and customer service to art auctions on cruise ships, in major metropolitan areas, and at its original gallery location in Michigan. With top-notch framing and delivery services, Park West Gallery ensures that art lovers and collectors anywhere can enjoy their art for years to come.

Park West Gallery strives to create an entertaining, educational, and welcoming atmosphere that ignites a passion for the arts. Park West’s mission is to make the art world accessible, helping its clients build lasting memories through collecting events, educational seminars, and art exhibitions.


Park West Gallery Founder and CEO Albert Scaglione worked in his cousin’s art gallery as a teenager in New Jersey. He learned techniques for framing, varnishing, and hanging art, and, most importantly, Scaglione learned the impact art has on people. When he gave his parents a work of art with the money he earned at the gallery, the sense of awe and joy they experienced stuck with him.

Scaglione established Park West Gallery in 1969, leaving behind a promising career in mechanical engineering. He quickly learned that—by seeking out and working directly with artists and the estates of artists around the world—he could ensure the quality and authenticity of the art he was bringing to his customers, allowing them to collect with confidence.

Through Scaglione’s tenacity and ingenuity, Park West Gallery now has relationships with over 100 major artists and artist estates.


In 1995, Park West Gallery began hosting art auctions aboard international luxury cruise lines alongside Celebrity Cruises and Royal Caribbean International. Today, Park West can be found aboard more than 100 cruise ships around the globe, including ships in the Asia market.

Guests aboard cruise ships can enjoy free art education seminars and peruse onboard galleries at their leisure. Park West’s friendly and knowledgeable art teams are always more than happy to answer any questions.

By taking art auctions out of the traditional auction house setting, Park West Gallery creates a comfortable environment where new and seasoned collectors alike can acquire beautiful works of art they will treasure for the rest of their lives.


Park West Gallery’s headquarters is located in Southfield, Michigan, on a beautiful 3.5-acre site, including a natural pond and sculpture garden. The classical Greco-Roman building houses galleries featuring artwork from renowned artists as well as a diverse collection from new emerging talent.

This facility is home to the recently remodeled Park West Museum, which features previously archived masterworks created by Rembrandt van Rijn, Pablo Picasso, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Marc Chagall, Joan Miró, Francisco Goya, and Albrecht Dürer, among others. Open to the public, the museum also hosts exhibitions from such iconic contemporary artists as Peter Max, Yaacov Agam, and Autumn de Forest.

Additionally, the company’s staff offices, fine art storage facilities, restoration studios, research department, and digital catalog printing facilities can be found in the Southfield headquarters.

Park West Gallery’s 181,000 square-foot fulfillment center is located in Miami Lakes, Florida. The facility serves as the distribution center for the company’s cruise ship and land-based auctions. More than 300,000 works of fine art are custom framed on an annual basis in this facility and shipped to customers and auctions around the globe.
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  • Aways enjoy the on-board auctions...sure they are designed to encourage you to purchase art you may not need...but they are always educational and entertaining. All staff are very well educated about ...  more »
  • On our recent cruise to the Western Caribbean the auctioneers were Mike and Dimitri. I had previously registered via the e-mail from Park West and as a result we received a welcome gift of Champaign. ...  more »
  • If I go on a cruise and go to the art auctions, I seem to keep buying! The prices are great and the framing is even better. If I want really nice framing, you can't beat their prices. I would have given 5 stars if the free artwork given for coming to the auctions were changed out more often. My cruises over the last 3 years seems to be all the same free artwork. I have enough of the them and would like to see these changed out more often. That's the only issue I have with the auctions. Even if you don't want to buy, you always have the opportunity to win free art and that's fun.
  • I loved dealing with this company. Everyone was so polite and nice and went out of their way to accommodate me. I love the art I bought. I’ve hung it up and can’t stop looking at it. It brings me great joy. They are very professional and easy to deal with. I highly recommend using this company.

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