Cleworth: An Artfulllife (Hardcover)
CLEWORTH: An ARTFULLlife is an amazing coffee table book for automobile aficionados. Chronicling the work of world-renowned artist, Harold Cleworth, this book takes us on a captivating visual journey though the illustrious career of a man called the "painter laureate of the car". With a profession that started at Decca Records, creating album covers for then newcomers Rolling Stones and The Who, Cleworth has had two incredibly successful careers, this book focuses on the second - that of an automobile portrait artist. Original automobile paintings that use his trademark technique of "super-realism" decorate the walls of celebrity's homes such as Jay Leno, Nicolas Cage, and John Schneider. With such photo-like quality to his pieces, it is no surprise that he was commissioned by automotive giants Chevrolet, Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Isuzu, and Saab to paint originals of their newest models. In addition to corporations, Cleworth has been commissioned by international private collectors to paint portraits of their automobiles. As a result of the high demand for his paintings, he typically only paints six or seven a year CLEWORTH: An ARTFULLlife is the first publication to feature Harold Cleworth's collection of highly coveted artwork to date, and is a must have for collectors of both art and automobiles.