Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Margaret Thatcher: Divisive Creative Inspiration

Margaret Thatcher, an inspiration to creative minds? After her stand against the creative arts?

Say wha -- ?

Yes, according to this British news report. Here are clips of Gerald Scarfe, along with "The Young Ones," and "Spitting Image," and many more, talking about channeling their outrage at her policies through parody.

Gerald Scarfe: "I did not like her policies and I did not particularly like her, but she inspired good drawings."

Related: Gerald Scarfe on how he loved to loathe Thatcher.

Related: PRI The World: Cartoonists Remember Thatcher

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