NATIONALLY KNOWN PARK WEST GALLERY TO HOST PUBLIC AUCTION OF FINE ART IN RICHMOND, VA.
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The auctioneer's hammer will fall Sunday, May 23, and Monday, May 24, when Park West Gallery, of Southfield, offers more than 300 custom-framed original works for bid at a fine art auction open to the public. The auction will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 23, and 8 p.m. Monday, May 24, and will be held at The Hyatt Richmond, 6624 W. Broad St., Richmond, Va. All works in the collection have been catalogued according to international auction and museum standards. Guests will receive a 97-page, fully documented catalogue compliments of Park West. The suburban Detroit gallery is America's foremost fine art touring auction company, established in 1969. The auction will offer paintings and watercolors, original "old master" prints, signed and numbered original lithographs, etchings, engravings and serigraphs. Featured artists include Agam, Altman, Alvar, Chagall, Dali, Durer, Erte, Fanch, Goya, Miro, Mouly, Picasso, Picot, Rembrandt, Renoir, Tarkay, Vasarely, Wolfson and numerous other internationally recognized artists. A highlight of the auction will be more than 25 works by Graciela Rodo Boulanger, recognized as one of the living masters of Latin American art. This collection touches on every phase of Boulanger's long and illustrious career. "This year has the outlook of being one of the richest opportunities for collectors that has occurred in the past 20 years," said Park West Gallery President Albert Scaglione. "I have found artists, dealers and collectors -- both institutional and private -- very receptive to selling their works at a Park West auction. Considered the way to buy art in the '90s, this auction promises to be a highlight of the art season." Bidding on most lots is expected to be between $100-$5,000 with some bringing more. The entire collection has been appraised at $1,230,000. Credit up to $50,000 is available with interest-free financing. Paid sales tax is also available. For further information, contact Park West Gallery at 1-800-521-9654. -0- 5/7/93 /NOTE: Following is information on Graciela Rodo Boulanger: GRACIELA RODO BOULANGER -- Over the past 30 years, contemporary Latin American artists have been joining the international mainstream of the visual art form. Today, the living masters of Latin American art are recognized collectively for their impressive body of work. Bolivian born, Graciela Rodo Boulanger has clearly left her mark within this group of artists. Her works have been included in exhibitions at the Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; Unesco, Paris; the Museum of Modern Art of Latin America, Washington, D.C.; the United Nations, New York; the Living Masters of Latin America, Oklahoma Arts Center; Museo Nacional de Arte, La Paz, to name a few. Rodo Boulanger's work evolved from her inspired Bolivian roots, her formal training beginning in Bolivia and Argentina and continuing in Vienna and Paris, and the inner forces that are at play within the framework of the creative mind. "I continue to learn every day, to go forward to discover. I keep this ability of being astonished as I was in my childhood," said Boulanger. CONTACT: Angie Bournias of Creative Services, 313-259-4950, for Park West Gallery/
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