Thursday, 16 February 2017

Capturing the essence of nasty traits

Gerald Scarfe is an English artist, illustrator and all-round talented guy. His caricatures of political figures are legendary. I didn't know he had tried his hand at sculptures, and this one caught my eye. It's called "The Racist." Interesting, eh?

Scarfe's Margaret Thatcher:

Blair didn't escape either:

Politicians of both parties being manipulated by our old friend, Rupert Murdoch:


Gerald Scarfe also created the animation for Pink Floyd's hit "The Wall."

He's still active at the age of 80, and he hasn't lost any of his sharpness!


Finally, a bonus, for old times sake: