Harold Cleworth

My favorite place in Los Angeles that I would take visitors would be Venice Beach. From the sublime to the ridiculous, the wealthy to the homeless, the black to the white, the gay to the straight, and all in between, All are seen at Venice Beach. I remember the first time I came to L.A. I couldn’t find it. Now I have. Seek and you will find the most colorful and diverse city in the world. Read More →

El Capitan animation by Harold Cleworth

Harold James Cleworth is perhaps the most well known automotive artist working today. Born in the industrial North of England during the Second World War, he quickly developed a love for the aesthetics of machinery, and began painting the local Orwellian landscape. Several one-man shows were held in local pubs and libraries during his teenage years. Read More →

ELCO 1966 Dodge Charger in Venice

My favorite place in Los Angeles that I would take visitors would be Venice Beach. From the sublime to the ridiculous, the wealthy to the homeless, the black to the white, the gay to the straight, and all in between, All are seen in Venice Beach. I remember the first time I came to L.A. I couldn’t find it. Now I have. Seek and you will find the most colorful and diverse city in the world.Read More →

Harold Cleworth 59 and 60 Cadillac

 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 →