Sotheby’s | Cartoonist Gerald Scarfe on Pink Floyd, Politics, and Pterodactyls

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For six decades the work of Gerald Scarfe has delighted newspaper readers and moviegoers around the world. In this episode of Sotheby’s A Life Less Ordinary series, find out how childhood asthma helped Scarfe take up painting, learn how a caricature of the Prime Minister propelled him to stardom, discover the serendipitous events that shaped his collaborations with Pink Floyd and Disney, and find out how Mrs. Thatcher finally got her revenge.

Marking the 40th anniversary of his designs for Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’, Sotheby’s is delighted to welcome back Scarfe at Sotheby’s (29 November – 6 December | Online Sale) to celebrate sixty years of being rude.

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