More More More, 2019

More More More, 2019 >

Through sculptures and drawings, Barford uses his obsession with The Apple to explore our incessant need for MORE.

The Tower of Babel, 2015

The Tower of Babel, 2015 >

A hugely successful project at the V&A in London. A 6 m tower comprising 3000 unique bone china London shops.

Selected Drawings 2016-2018

Selected Drawings 2016-2018 >

The energetic word drawings are abstract pictures made by repeating the same hand-written word until its meaning becomes warped.

Me Want Now, 2016

Me Want Now, 2016 >

Have more, buy more, do better, move forward, grow, succeed, win. ME WANT NOW offers a metaphorical narrative on the dominance of this ideology and debates our values in an increasingly polarised political landscape. 

The Elephant & The Tortoise, 2016

The Elephant & The Tortoise, 2016 >

The Elephant  & The Tortoise is a public Artwork commissioned by London Borough of Waltham Forest.

Tottenham and Croydon Foxes, 2014

Tottenham and Croydon Foxes, 2014 >

The Tottenham and Croydon foxes are a series exploring the city's effects on us as animals

The Seven Deadly Sins, 2013

The Seven Deadly Sins, 2013 >

The Seven Deadly Sins, a body of work exhibited for the first time at David Gill Gallery in 2013, explores the way society measures and values extreme sensations.

MOCA Virginia Exhibition, 2013

MOCA Virginia Exhibition, 2013 >

In 2013, the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art hosted the first US solo exhibition by Barnaby Barford. The survey show travelled to Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh in 2014.

Big Win: A Modern Morality Tale, 2011

Big Win: A Modern Morality Tale, 2011 >

In 2011, Barnaby Barford was invited to make an intervention into The Laing Art Gallery's 18th and 19th Century galleries.

The Battle of Trafalgar, 2010

The Battle of Trafalgar, 2010 >

The Battle of Trafalgar is an ambitious piece inspired by Trafalgar Square exhibited at AO Madrid

The Good The Bad The Belle, 2009

The Good The Bad The Belle, 2009 >

'The Good The Bad The Belle' series explores ideas of lost youth in today's society. 

Private Lives, 2008

Private Lives, 2008 >

Private Lives, a series exhibited for the first time at David Gill in 2008, both subverts the traditions of porcelain and honours them.

Selected sculptures using found figurines 2008-2013

Selected sculptures using found figurines 2008-2013 >

A survey of the most important figurine pieces, including the series Love Is...

Selected sculptures using found figurines 2003-2007

Selected sculptures using found figurines 2003-2007 >

A selection of Barford's early works made from found figurines.

Damaged Goods, 2008

Damaged Goods, 2008 >

Commissioned by Animate Projects, funded by Arts Council England and Channel 4, Damaged Goods marks Barford’s first venture into animated film

Conversation Piece, 2004

Conversation Piece, 2004 >

A projection based installation creating the illusion of an animated surface pattern.