The Art of Pink Floyd The Wall

The Art of Pink Floyd The Wall

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This special edition of the book is accompanied by an exclusive original artwork print, personally signed by the artist, available with the 100 copy limited edition of The Art of Pink Floyd's The Wall. The print shows Gerald Scarfe's interpretation of the horrors that lurk behind the character Pink's personal defences: the smothering Mother, the cruel, sarcastic Teacher and the cold, poisonous Wife. These were all inspired by Roger Waters lyrics for the legendary 'Wall'.

The Art of Pink Floyd The Wall is a sumptuously illustrated book, collecting Gerald Scarfe's iconic work for Pink Floyd. First The Wall was an album, then it was a stage show, a film - now there will be the definitive book, which will be a work of art in its own right.

This large, landscape-format book, presented in a stunning slipcase designed by Scarfe, is packed with photos, drawings and designs which will incorporate the iconic imagery of The Wall alongside new and previously unseen material.

Forty years on, The Wall has lost none of its impact, and its themes are more relevant than ever. Presenting the phenomenal artwork as it has never been seen before, The Art of Pink Floyd The Wall is a must-have for any Pink Floyd fan.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 359 x 258 x 40mm | 3,066g
  • Little, Brown
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1408715147
  • 9781408715147
  • 220,040

About Gerald Scarfe

Gerald Scarfe began his career in the sixties working for Punch and Private Eye before taking a job as a political cartoonist for the Daily Mail. He then worked for Time magazine in New York before starting his fifty-year-long association with the Sunday Times. He drew weekly for the Evening Standard. His varied career has seen him work with Pink Floyd (The Wall, Wish You Were Here), Roger Waters and Eric Clapton (The Pros and Cons of Hitchhiking), as a production designer for Disney (Hercules), costume and set designer for English National Ballet (The Nutcracker) and Los Angeles Opera (Fantastic Mr Fox) as well as produce such iconic images as those for the titles of Yes, Minister and Yes, Prime Minister. His work has featured in the New Yorker and various BBC TV films such as Scarfe on Sex and Scarfe on Class. Exhibitions of his paintings and drawings have appeared in the Tate Gallery, the National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, as well as galleries in Australia, USA, Germany and Czech Republic. He is viewed by many as both a national treasure and a genius.
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