Gerald Scarfe Signing The Wall
GERALD SCARFE will be signing The Making Of Pink Floyd: The Wall at the Forbidden Planet Megastore, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8JR on Friday 22nd October 6 - 7pm
The Making of Pink Floyd: The Wall is the authorized, definitive book and includes new commentaries from the surviving members of Pink Floyd: Roger Waters, David Gilmour and Nick Mason, together with the director of the film, Sir Alan Parker. Roger Waters has written the fore-word. The album imagery, stage perfor-mances and film were created in close collaboration with Gerald Scarfe, and his massive archive includes original story boards, animation cells, concept drawings, models and other three dimensional material together with photographs of the creation and staging of the live performances and the filming of The Wall.
Gerald Scarfe has been the political cartoonist for the London Sunday Times for 43 years and has worked for The New Yorker magazine for nearly two decades. For many years he was involved with Pink Floyd in providing animated footage for their stage performances as well as jacket artwork for record covers and CDs. For The Wall he worked with Roger Waters on the original visual concepts for the album and the stage shows and was initially co-director and subsequently designer and director of animation for the film. He has again worked with Roger Waters on the new stage show of The Wall due to tour extensively in North America and Europe.