Our Steve McQueen Art Collection
Our Steve McQueen Art Collection celebrates the drives of this acclaimed actor and racing driver with limited edition prints and original paintings from top motoring artists. Rare original race posters often feature in our collections as we source them for enthusiasts, investors and collectors .
American actor Steve McQueen was born Terence Steven McQueen on 24th March 1930 was and avid motorcycle and race car fanatic. He had a turbulent childhood living between relatives and his struggling mother, eventually after spell in a boys home joined the U.S. Marines. After being honorably discharged in 1950 he studied acting and indulged his passion for racing by competing in motorcycle races at the Long Island Raceway. In the late 1950s he got his first break in TV and film roles and over the course of the 1960s became Hollywood hot property commanding top salaries and Oscar nominations for his role in Bullitt in 1968. This was famous for the high speed chase through San Francisco which has been much replicated in film and print.