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Park West sails with Norwegian Cruise Line’s Escape

November 23rd, 2015

  Norwegian Escape, with hull artwork by Guy Harvey (photo courtesy of Escape.NCL.com) Norwegian Cruise Line is launching its 4,200-passenger Norwegian Escape, its largest ship to date and the third to feature hull artwork from a Park West Gallery artist. Before it begins its seven-day Caribbean itinerary, the ship will be christened with a ceremonyRead More

Working on a Cruise Ship: Rob Ducat

October 2nd, 2015

Many of our Park West collectors develop friendships with the art teams over the course of their land or sea vacations.  Here’s a chance to get to know them better as they share their favorite adventures in the art world. Rob Ducat was born in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England. His life at sea firstRead More

Working on a Cruise Ship: Dave and Lesleigh Wallensky

September 4th, 2015

Many of our Park West collectors develop friendships with the art teams over the course of their land or sea vacations. Here’s a chance to get to know them better as they share their favorite adventures in the art world. Dave Wallensky is from Toronto, Canada. He has been an international art dealer for overRead More

What you need to know about Cuba cruises from the U.S.

September 2nd, 2015

“Plage a Cuba” (2003), Jean-Claude Picot With travel restrictions to Cuba lifted, now is the perfect time to consider taking a cruise to a land that was virtually forbidden to American travelers. On Dec. 17, 2014, President Barack Obama announced the U.S. would normalize relations with Cuba, rekindling relations that were severed five decades ago.Read More

Working on a Cruise Ship: Rosalind Bei

August 5th, 2015

Many of our Park West collectors develop friendships with the art teams over the course of their land or sea vacations. Here’s a chance to get to know them better as they share their favorite adventures in the art world. Rosalind Bei, principal auctioneer, has two hometowns – she was born and raised in Chengdu,Read More

Park West artists aboard Ruby Princess raise $12,000 for seafarers

July 28th, 2015

The Ruby Princess. Photo courtesy of princess.com. While aboard the Ruby Princess, Park West artists and auctioneers raised their brushes to help raise funds for seafarers and their families. Princess Cruises joined the International Maritime Organization in taking part in celebrating the fifth annual Day of the Seafarer. The campaign brings awareness to and thanksRead More

Celebrity Cruises appoints first-ever American female captain

July 20th, 2015

Celebrity Cruises named Kate McCue as the cruise industry’s first American female captain (PRNewsFoto/Celebrity Cruises) Kate McCue will become the first American woman in the cruise industry to take the helm of a cruise ship when she captains the Celebrity Summit in August. McCue, 37, will command the Celebrity Cruises ship after 15 years ofRead More

Working on a Cruise Ship: Deon and Jeanne van der Merwe

June 30th, 2015

Many of our Park West collectors develop friendships with the art teams over the course of their land or sea vacations. Here’s a chance to get to know them more as they share their favorite adventures in the art world. Deon and Jeanne van der Merwe were already a team long before becoming international artRead More

Cruise lines expect major growth into 2022

May 31st, 2015

Do you enjoy cruising and Park West Gallery’s fine art auctions aboard ships? Then you’ll love the latest news that indicates the cruise industry is growing in the next seven years. The “2015-16 Cruise Industry News Annual Report” is showing significant growth for cruise lines like Carnival, Royal Caribbean International and Norwegian Cruise Line. AccordingRead More

Working on a Cruise Ship: Angela Trumble

May 31st, 2015

Many of our Park West collectors develop friendships with the art teams over the course of their land or sea vacations. Here’s a chance to get to know them more as they share their favorite adventures in the art world. Angela Trumble, principal auctioneer, is from Johannesburg, South Africa. Art has always been a partRead More