The Making of Pink Floyd The Wall Hardcover – Sep 15 2010
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"a behind-the-scenes account of the making of iconic album The Wall." TNT - 18.10.10
About the Author
After a brief period at London's Royal College of Art, Gerald Scarfe established himself as a satirical cartoonist, working for PUNCH and PRIVATE EYE during the early 1960s. He has had exhibitions worldwide, including in New York, Osaka, Montreal, Los Angeles, Sydney, Melbourne, Chicago and London, and 50 one-man shows. He has designed sets and costumes for plays, operas and musicals in the UK, US and New Zealand; written, directed and appeared in many live action and documentary films; and published numerous books of his work. Scarfe has been political cartoonist for the SUNDAY TIMES for over 40 years, has worked for THE NEW YORKER for 17 years, and his work regularly appears in periodicals. Gerald Scarfe received a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2008. He has had a long association with Pink Floyd - as the designer and director of animation for the Floyd live show WISH YOU WERE HERE in 1974, for THE WALL between 1970-73 and for Roger Waters' THE PROS AND CONS OF HITCHHIKING in 1984.
Top Customer Reviews
This book is one of, if not the best book written about The Wall, it has great interviews with members of Pink Floyd, road crew, and many others. It covers the movie, the concert and the era of the time when the Wall was released.
For any Pink Floyd Fan this book is indeed a must have, the detail the scope and all the glorious interviews and information will keep you reading and reading again and again.
A fantastic book about a Album, a Movie and a Concert that is warm full of great wit, stories and all that is Pink Floyd
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
The book is full-colour and full of great pictures & illustrations.
It tells you all there's to know about the graphics behind, in front and on the Wall.
As a Pink Floyd fan the only reason not to buy this book is being broke because you bought to many tickets to the 2010/2011 the Wall tour...
A nice addition to the collection, but not a must-have.