• From: United States
  • Style: Magical Realism
  • Media: Stone Lithographs, Bronze Sculptures, Oils
  • Subject: Fantasy, Wildlife, Figurative

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Michael Parkes Show Friday, October 9th and Saturday, October 10th, 2020

12:00pm-5:00pm

Join us for a reception complete with food accouterments, wine beer and mimosas! Don't miss the experience to Zoom with Michael Parkes! This is your chance to celebrate of the most iconic artists of our time with your favorite art gallery. Michael Parkes will be available via Zoom for us during the event. Although Michael can't be here, he has sent us limited edition gifts with purchase as well as RSVP and attend gifts!

What is unusual about Michael Parkes is that in his images metaphysical and spiritual elements are joined into reality. His work evokes a mysterious atmosphere, which can often only be deciphered with the help of ancient mythology and eastern philosophy.

In the fantasy world of Michael Parkes, the laws of earthly reality are abolished, and space and time enter into their own motionless communion. It is tempting to speak of a dream world with Parkes, if it were not for the fact that the ‘dream world’ of Michael Parkes surpasses all of our dreams in audacity, freedom and intensity.

“As human beings, we limit our sense of perception to what is generally comfortable and present in everyday life. In limiting our perceptions to suit our individuality, we miss the vastness of other perceptions and the doors they represent. Though we have been conditioned to perceive nothing except our own world, this does not mean we cannot enter other realms.” – Michael Parkes

Born in 1944, Michael Parkes studied graphic art and painting at the University of Kansas and then traveled for three years through Asia and Europe. In 1975, Michael Parkes settled in Spain, where he now lives. Throughout his career, numerous international exhibitions underline the importance of Parkes’ work. Michael Parkes is both a uniquely talented painter and master of the art of original stone lithography. Michael Parkes is the world’s leading Magical Realist. He is a painter, a sculptor, and a stone lithographer.

His more than 30 years of success as a fine artist stand out in the art world, where fewer than 1% of artists ever achieve success in both the primary and secondary markets. Parkes’ works are collected by celebrities, important private collectors, and museums around the world; and his body of work has stood the test of time. Parkes continues to create new works, all of which are widely sought after. Michael Parkes art for sale can be found on the following pages.