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The Wall Movie by Pink Floyd

The Wall Movie by Pink Floyd is a British musical film directed by Alan Parker, released in 1982, with animated segments by political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe. It’s based on Pink Floyd’s 1979 album “The Wall.” The making of the film was a considerable endeavour. It entailed 61 long and arduous days of shooting, which involved 977 shots, 4,885 takes, and 350,000 feet of film. Gerald Scarfe’s animation in the film, which comprises more than 15...

The Art of Pink Floyd The Wall Book Gerald Scarfe

The Art of Pink Floyd The Wall – New Gerald Scarfe Book Out Nov 2021

When you think of The Wall album, you might think of all the wonderfully illustrated characters which have become iconic to Pink Floyd fans. Recently at Sotherby’s auction house, the original paintings and illustrations by artist and illustrator Gerald Scarfe sold for tens of thousands of pounds so must be very iconic indeed to someone! The great news is Gerald has a new book out on 25th November 2021 which features 288 pages dedicated to...

Lot 318 Gerald Scarfe Pink Floyd – The Wall The Teacher and the Mincing Machine, oil on canvas

Sotheby’s Auction of Pink Floyd’s The Wall Original Paintings – See the Artwork up close

Gerald Scarfe created the iconic album artwork that accompanied The Wall album. His style is instantly recognisable and brought an already vivid album to life. Whether it was the wraparound simple image of the actual Wall, the marching hammers, the Teacher pushing those poor children to their psychological limits, or that flower doing you know what! Good news for those with incredibly deep pockets, or willing to sell their car/home to finance their spending spree....

Prehistoric Flying Reptile Named after Gerald Scarfe

Prehistoric Flying Reptile Named after Gerald Scarfe

The satirical cartoonist and Pink Floyd Wall animator Gerald Scarfe has had a prehistoric flying reptile named after him due to his depictions of Lady Thatcher as “Torydactyl”. The 13in (33cm) long pterosaur, discovered in Kimmeridge Bay, has been named Cuspicephalus scarfi. Mr Scarfe said: “I’m thrilled and flattered – I never thought Mrs Thatcher would do anything for me – even if it is to be immortalised as a 155-million-year-old fossil. “I have spent...

Gerald Scarfe in Germany for Tear Down The Wall Exhibition

Once again, something is going on too far away for me to be fussed travelling all the way to!  Gerald Scarfe, who is responsible for all those amazing caracatures featured in Pink Floyd’s The Wall live shows, film and album sleeve, is having an exhibition in Germany of lots of his Pink Floyd things as well as his other political work. Anyway, here is the news feature on Gerald Scarfe Germany Exhibition Tear Down The...