Gerald Scarfe

Finally, Gerald Scarfe has made it: he has had a bar named after him. (JENS SCHLUETER/AFP/Getty Images)

A tipple and a scribble with Gerald Scarfe

8 April 2014 12:46

Mr Steerpike longs for the day that he has a bar named after him, so he went to doff his cap to Gerald Scarfe at Scarfe’s Bar last night. Cartoonist… Continue reading

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Gerald Scarfe poses in 2009 ahead of the 'Tear down the Wall' exhibition in Halle. Image: Getty

Gerald Scarfe’s other wall

30 January 2013 18:00

The new Intercontinental Hotel in Westminster seems determined to become the chosen haunt for the political great and good. The swanky hotel has opened its doors — and more importantly… Continue reading

Is Britain becoming increasingly anti-Semitic? Image: Getty

Should Jews leave Britain?

29 January 2013 15:39

Should Jews leave Britain? The question is prompted by this piece written by the Israeli journalist Caroline Glick. Glick recently came to London to take part in an Intelligence Squared… Continue reading

Gerald Scarfe has got into trouble over a cartoon about Israel. Image: Getty

Gerald Scarfe, anti-Semitic? No.

29 January 2013 11:10

So, that Gerald Scarfe cartoon, then. I don’t like it much, but then I like cartoons which make me laugh, (and especially so if they have animals in them). McLachlan,… Continue reading

'No gloss, no wit, no political nuance, no juxtaposition' - Charles Moore on Gerald Scarfe. Picture: Getty

Charles Moore on the witlessness of Gerald Scarfe

29 January 2013 8:36

Before Gerald Scarfe caused outrage in the last Sunday Times with a cartoon so tasteless (and, critics said, anti-Semitic) that Rupert Murdoch issued a personal apology, our columnist Charles Moore pointed… Continue reading