Gerald Scarfe

1936 - Today

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Gerald Anthony Scarfe, (born 1 June 1936) is an English cartoonist and illustrator. He has worked as editorial cartoonist for The Sunday Times and illustrator for The New Yorker. His other work includes graphics for rock group Pink Floyd, particularly on their 1979 album The Wall, its 1982 film adaptation, and tour (1980–81), as well as the music video for "Welcome to the Machine". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gerald Scarfe has received more than 459,559 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Gerald Scarfe is the 1,347th most popular painter (down from 1,208th in 2019), the 3,522nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,268th in 2019) and the 77th most popular British Painter.

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Among painters, Gerald Scarfe ranks 1,347 out of 1,428. Before him are Albert Paris Gütersloh, Antonin Mercié, Marsden Hartley, Olja Ivanjicki, L. S. Lowry, and Julian Fałat. After him are Alfred John Keene, Peter Scott, Francesco Clemente, Pipilotti Rist, Theodor Pallady, and Peter Perez Burdett.

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Among people born in 1936, Gerald Scarfe ranks 350Before him are David Jenkins, Manfred Stolpe, Ben Pon, James Darren, Paolo Barison, and Bobby Seale. After him are Richard Rodney Bennett, Richard E. Stearns, Vyacheslav Ovchinnikov, Norberto Menéndez, Martin Gilbert, and Eduard Gufeld.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Gerald Scarfe ranks 3,522 out of 6,924. Before him are Bev Bevan (1944), Ralph Cudworth (1617), Yvonne Blake (1940), Julian Richings (1955), Prince George of Cambridge (2013), and Arthur Gardiner Butler (1844). After him are Naseem Hamed (1974), John Sykes (1959), Peter Scott (1909), Richard Garriott (1961), Alan Ball Jr. (1945), and Matthew Webb (1848).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Gerald Scarfe ranks 77Before him are Gwen John (1876), Ben Nicholson (1894), E. H. Shepard (1879), Henry Salt (1780), William Dobson (1610), and L. S. Lowry (1887). After him are Peter Scott (1909), Peter Perez Burdett (1734), William Beechey (1753), Paul Nash (1889), Peter Doig (1959), and Derek Riggs (1958).