Gerald Scarfe at the House of Illustration
Gerald’s popular exhibition currently running at the House of Illustration in London has now been extended until 10th February. Gerald has also contributed an exciting lot to the upcoming sale at Sotheby’s to benefit the House of Illustration – the world’s only public gallery solely dedicated to illustration and graphic arts, and a registered charity, with no public funding, relying on fundraising to raise over 40% of its income each year.
First Editions: Re-Covered – Monday 11 December 7.30pm at Sotheby’s 34-35 New Bond Street London W1A 2AA
An auction comprising a collection of 33 unique collectible first editions with beautiful original dust-jackets designed, and generously donated, by leading artists and designers. Artists chose a book they felt a strong connection to, and then created a new jacket, or artwork, in response to it. The end result is 33 wonderful lots which will be auctioned to benefit House of Illustration. The books and their beautiful new covers will be on public display at Sotheby’s in London (34-35 New Bond Street W1A 2AA) from Friday 8 December – Monday 11 December. Y
One of the auction lots is a special re-covered copy of The Making of Pink Floyd The Wall, WITH TWO ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATIONS ADDED TO DUST-JACKET BY GERALD SCARFE, each 280 by 230mm. comprising ‘The Teacher’ and ‘The Wife’, ink and watercolour, signed and dated by the artist (“Gerald Scarfe 7 Oct 2014”) on front free endpaper.