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Michael Parkes Show ˜ Centaur Art Galleries

You are cordially invited to join us July 30th for a private reception featuring the mystical works of art by Michael Parkes.

Michael Parkes is the world’s leading magical realist painter, sculptor and stone lithographer. His works are sought after by celebrities, private collectors, and galleries around the world.This world-class artist has produced the most stunning and complex images that span over 30 years with over 100 highly sought after individual editions. Michael Parkes has used his creative mind and amazing drawing skills to etch and draw on each and every stone that creates a piece of living history.

Date: Saturday; July 30, 2016
Time: 6:00PM- 9:00PM
Where: Centaur Art Galleries
4345 Dean Martin Drive, Suite 200
Las Vegas, NV 89103
To RSVP Please Call : 702.737.1234
***Join us for Champagne & Hors d’ oeuvres

Just a little sample of some of the works by Michael Parkes.

Hope to see you there!

“The Doctor” by James Whistler Available ˜ Centaur Art Galleries

“The Doctor” etching by James Whistler at Centaur Art Galleries

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The Doctor – James Whistler Lithograph

“The Doctor” by James Whistler is just one of the thought provoking pieces of art on display at Centaur Art Galleries of Las Vegas, NV. “The Doctor” is a full body portrait of Whistler’s brother who used his skill as a surgeon during the American Civil War and after in London and Paris. Whistler uses what he knows as inspiration. This is what makes his work so personal and intimate. James Whistler was one of the great artists seen during the nineteenth century though “The Doctor” is one of Whistler’s later lithographs. He loved music as well as art. “The Doctor” was etched in recognition of his brother coming to his residence in Paris to see his sick wife. He has a great reputation as an etcher. Much of his work is of family portraits. Whistler uses much detail in his brother’s face, but his use of lines and shading is exquisite. There are no colors except black in his etchings to imply harmony. Lines are more important than color and black is the fundamental are two principles he believed true. Black was also one of the first colors used by artists. During the 18th and 19th centuries, black was a dominant color in fashion. Paris became the fashion capital of the world. Lines are just a piece of music just as the lines he uses are only pieces of his art. They are only pieces of a whole.

Call now to speak with a live Centaur Art Gallery representative about “The Doctor” or any other artwork by James Abbott McNeill Whistler – (702) 737 1234 or visit our showroom.

Serigraph Artwork “High Stakes Blackjack – Vegas” By LeRoy Neiman ˜ Centaur Art Galleries

Serigraph – “High Stakes Blackjack – Vegas” By LeRoy Neiman

View the Centaur Gallery information page for “High Stakes Blackjack – Vegas”. You can also speak with a live Centaur Art Gallery representative about “High Stakes Blackjack – Vegas” or any other artistic work by LeRoy Neiman – (702) 737 1234

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High Stakes Blackjack – Vegas by LeRoy Neiman

Centaur Art Galleries of Las Vegas has the largest exhibit of LeRoy Neiman’s artwork on display. LeRoy Neiman was an American artist who lived between 1921 and 2012. He is probably one of America’s most popular artists because he was the official artist at five Olympiads. One of Neiman’s oil paintings depicted in 2008 is “High Stakes Blackjack- Vegas” displayed in Centaur Art Galleries of Las Vegas, NV. Centaur Art Galleries of Las Vegas has serigraph 190/250 numbered impression signed in pencil in the lower left hand corner by LeRoy Neiman.

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LeRoy Neiman – Serigraph Artist

LeRoy Neiman is best known for his use of striking colors and his lively scenes of sporting events and leisure activities. He interpreted the life he knew. The setting of the serigraph is a Las Vegas casino. The viewer’s attention is brought to the center table where the dealer and the many gamblers are playing the game of “21.” The gambler’s faces are expressionless to portray their “poker faces.” Neiman has a great talent for making the observer feel a part of the scene. “21” is a fast moving game. Neiman has a very sudden style about his artwork. His style helps give the observer the impression of the rick associated with the game. Some debate the scene depicted is inside the MGM Grand. You can also see many of LeRoy Neiman’s other pieces inside Centaur Art Galleries of Las Vegas are center around the lion. The MGM Grand has a lion habitat and much of its entertainment includes the lions.

Call now to speak with a live Centaur Art Gallery representative about “High Stakes Blackjack – Vegas” or any other artistic work by LeRoy Neiman – (702) 737 1234 or visit our showroom.

“Tamar the Daughter-in-Law of Judas” Lithograph – Available at Centaur Art Gallery ˜ Centaur Art Galleries

“Tamar the Daughter-in-law of Judas” by Marc Chagall

View more information about Marc Chagall’s “Tamar the Daughter-in-Law of Judas” famous lithograph here. You can also speak with a Centaur Gallery representative by phone during normal business hours – (702) 737 1234

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Tamar the Daughter-in-Law of Judas – Lithograph By Marc Chagall

“Tamar the Daughter-in-law of Judas” is just one of many of Marc Chagall’s original lithographs that can be seen at Centaur Art Galleries of Las Vegas, Nevada. Chagall created this color lithograph in 1960. He was born in 1887 and was a Russian-French artist until 1985. He was probably one of the first European modernists to be seen. Chagall never forgot his Jewish culture either. His Jewish background probably inspired much of his work. Art tells a story; it is history. A picture is worth a million words. Chagall was asked to illustrate the Old Testament; therefore; he traveled to Palestine. He wanted to experience the “Holy Land” as it is sometimes referred to as for himself to give him inspiration for his work. “Tamar the Daughter-in-law of Judas” wasn’t an illustration used in the Old Testament, so it was probably for himself. To remind himself of his background. To be proud of it. Later in life, he was not a practicing Jew, but he did consider himself always a Christian.

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Marc Chagall Photo Courtesy of: Russiapedia

The story of Tamar and Judas can be read in the Book of Genesis. In this piece, Chagall didn’t decide to use many colors in this piece: red and black. I don’t think this painting requires much color. Red is primary which seems fitting because it is bold. From the story, we can see Tamar’s personality as bold. Chagall’s choice of red captures the viewer’s attention. Red also invokes much emotion. A biblical scene should evoke such emotion. Many of Marc Chagall’s paintings can be found at Centaur Art Galleries of Las Vegas. All of Chagall’s paintings have a story behind them and a very real to the artist himself.

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