The artwork The Summit is a Signed Limited Edition Giclee on Canvas based on the eponymous painting by artist Michael Parkes.
A word from Michael Parkes: "The Summit is a personal story of evolution on the human level. She stands at the top of the summit after a long and personal struggle to achieve more wisdom and understanding. From the summit she can see her journey below and is finally able to remove the ego mask and be completely herself. The bird has taken off the animal mask and has also evolved, becoming more aware than an ordinary bird. The horse represents the dynamic force and energy that has enabled this arduous process of evolution to take place. Although the mask is no longer necessary, and wisdom and strength have been gained, the woman still maintains her softness, vulnerability, and femininity."
Marcel Salome says about this work: "During our years working together Michael Parkes and I talk about a lot of things, including of course about the messages in his work and paintings. Virgo and Athena are among my favorite Parkes' works and Michael told me that he always wanted to do a similar artwork. To perfect the things he was not satisfied with in earlier works. The Summit became the result.
The Giclees on Canvas meet the quality standards set by museums and collectors. They are made using archival inks and are printed at the maximum resolution. They are finished with an additional UV top coating to make the colors even more realistic.
All canvas editions of Michael Parkes are Certified Art Giclees on 450 grams canvas. They are signed and numbered by Michael Parkes and they all come with a certificate of authenticity.
Artist Michael Parkes (1944, USA) is one of the world’s leading artists in the field of Magic Realism. Michael Parkes is a painter, sculptor and stone lithographer and creates paintings, sculptures and lithographs. His timeless artworks are collected by important private collectors, celebrities and museums around the world.
Marcel Salome of Salome Art Venture has been Michael Parkes' master printer since 2002 and both have been friends for decades. The artworks of Michael Parkes that are sold by Salome Art Venture therefore belong to the highlights of his ouvre.