Gerald Scarfe Exhibition in Germany – Tear Down The Wall
To coincide with the 30th Anniversary of Pink Floyd’s The Wall, Gerald Scarfe is to have his work featured in an exhibition in Germany.
It will be shown between September 22nd 2009 to 15th November 2009 at The Kunstmuseum des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt located in Halle (Saale).
The exhibition Tear Down The Wall will allow fans to see original illustrations for the album, related concerts, and the film. There will also be storyboards from the film and rare memorabilia. Gerald’s political work for which he is also famous will also be on display.
- For more information, you can visit the official website (in German or a Google translated version in English)
- You can also download the official exhibition booklet (PDF 6MB).
- There are a few images on the Brain Damage website that may be of interest from the venue!
About The Exhibition and Gerald Scarfe
Gerald Scarfe is one of the greatest English caricaturists and set designers. „The Wall“ work was famous primarily for his work as art director for the epochal concept album “The Wall” by 1978 –1979 for the rock group Pink Floyd, the resulting film with numerous animation sequences and related concerts, for which he also designed the stage setting up.
For the first time his drawings and animations for the concert and the film “The Wall” by Pink Floyd, which arose from 1978 to 1991, acknowledged in Germany in an exhibition. Scarfe but only on Pink Floyd’s The Wall cut “would mean let the eminent political and satirical illustrator ignore, as he is very well known in the Anglo-Saxon world. That is why his work for Pink Floyd will be complemented by a selection from his political cartoons and satirical portraits, with Scarfe’s political scene and its actors accompanied newspapers like the New Yorker or The Sunday Times has for decades critically. Even those in Germany previously unknown side Scarfe in Moritzburgwollen first time we are fully featured.
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