ART TODAY 09.18.17: Harold Cleworth illustrated the first album covers for the Rolling Stones, The Who, et. al. – but the Automobile is his first love

 In 1972, frustrated with the London scene, a trip to California convinced him to stay and begin his career as a fine artist, choosing the Automobile, his first love since childhood, as the subject. A series of posters followed, amongst them the black 300 SL gullwing Mercedes, which rapidly became the most popular automotive image on the market. READ MORE