Shocking Ceramics – Barnaby Barford (8 Pieces)

One thing’s for sure…this isn’t your mom’s Lladros. Barnaby Barford is an artist who works with ceramics to create modern stories that leave the viewer slightly disturbed. He enjoys taking figurines and turning them into sinister, sardonic but invariably humorous sculptures. His stories include hooded youths, wielding weapons, getting into an enormous amount of trouble. The porcelain figures are mixed with fairytale characters to create a dark and troubled environment that’s reflective of today’s modern society.

Cry Havoc and Let Slip The Dogs of War

Cry Havoc and Let Slip The Dogs of War (Close-Up)

Always the Best Way to Earn Your Wings

Always the Best Way to Earn Your Wings (Close-Up)

Do It Again I Didn’t Press Record

Do It Again I Didn’t Press Record (Close-Up)

Does That Mean We’re Not Getting Any Presents?

Does That Mean We’re Not Getting Any Presents? (Close-Up)

Family Feast

Family Feast (Close-Up)

Happy Meal

Happy Meal (Close-Up)

Ring a Ring a Roses

Ring a Ring a Roses (Close-Up)

Wonderland – What Fucking Postcode’s That?

Wonderland – What Fucking Postcode’s That? (Close-Up)

Barnaby Barford, the artist






November 29, 2016

Klimt-Inspired Golden Map of Manhattan Celebrates the Bright Lights of New York at Night

Though designer Rafael Esquer has lived in New York City for 20 years, he’s still in awe of its bright lights and buzzing nightlife. As the founder of Alfalfa Studio, a branding and graphic design house based in Lower Manhattan, he creates pieces inspired by his enlightening experiences in the Big Apple. His latest project, a shimmering map entitled Iconic New York Illuminated, captures the magic of Manhattan after dark.

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