Empty Spaces: ‘The Wall’ Artist Gerald Scarfe on Selling His Pink Floyd Archive

Empty Spaces: ‘The Wall’ Artist Gerald Scarfe on Selling His Pink Floyd Archive
Kurt Cobain’s ratty MTV Unplugged sweater recently sold at auction for over $340,000. It’s a jaw-dropping haul for a music-adjacent item… until you consider that “The Scream,” a painting by artist and political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe and the focal point of Pink Floyd’s The Wall marketing campaign, previously sold for $1.85 million, making it one of the most expensive non-instrument item in rock history.

“The Scream” was among a handful of The Wall-era items from Scarfe’s personal collection that were sold in 2017; soon, the artist will offer
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