• Short Summary

    GERALD SCARFE, THE CARTOONIST IS HOLDING AN EXHIBITION OF PAPIER MACHE SCULPTURES OF PROMINENT PERSONALITIES IN THE GROSVENOR GALLERY, LONDON, THIS MONTH.

  • Description


    GALLERY; SCARFE WITH FIGURES; "POPE"; "DE GAULLE"; "PRINCE CHARLES"; ONASSIS GROUP. (SOF).



    TRANSCRIPT: SCARFE: "THE POPE IS AGAIN MADE OF PAPIER MACHE AND CLOTH, AND HE HOLDS ALOFT A PACKET OF THE PILL - AND HOLDS IN HIS LEFT HAND A VERY PREGNANT STOMACH.



    "DE GAULLE IS A LARGE CLOTH FIGURE SITTING UPRIGHT IN THE BATH - RATHER LIKE THE MARQUIS DE SADE - HE'S THE MARQUIS DE GAULLE.



    "CHARLES IS A LITTLE MORE ABSTRACT. HE'S AN EXTENSION OF AN IDEA THAT I PUT FORTH IN A LITHOGRAPH - I'VE MADE HIM AS AN INVESTITURE SOUVENIR ALL OF GOLD AND TINSEL, UNAPPROVED BY LORD SNOWDON.



    "MR. ONASSIS I HAVE MADE AS AN OCTOPUS, ENGULFING EVERYTHING, ENTWINING HIS ARMS AROUND ALL INCLUDING JACKIE, WHO SITS UP IN THE BACKGROUND ON A GRECIAN COLUMN. ON THE GROUND IS A BROKEN RECORD OF MARIA CALLAS."




    Initials GEP/V/JF/PF



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    Background: GERALD SCARFE, THE CARTOONIST IS HOLDING AN EXHIBITION OF PAPIER MACHE SCULPTURES OF PROMINENT PERSONALITIES IN THE GROSVENOR GALLERY, LONDON, THIS MONTH. THE HIGHLY COLOURED AND SOMETIMES SURREALIST CREATIONS, PRESENT HIS VISION OF THE FAMOUS - RANGING FROM THE PRINCE OF WALES TO MR. ARISTOTLE ONASSIS.

    EXPLAINING THE CONCEPTS BEHIND SOME OF HIS SCULPTURES, MR. SCARFE SAID..........

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAKDBH1A3UJX0QE3FCWWDXELC4
    Media URN:
    VLVAAKDBH1A3UJX0QE3FCWWDXELC4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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