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Solo exhibition by Barnaby Barford

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Recent work by UK ceramics artist Barnaby Barford includes easily recognizable figurines in less than typical contexts. Barford reassembles and reworks porcelain sculptures to humorous effect. Kitsch takes on a contemporary flavour when the figurines break away from what is expected of them and strike out as they see fit. Barford’s cheeky vignettes of narrative sculpture are a delightful way to digest snippets of today’s culture. Also on view as part of this solo exhibition is Barford’s fantastic animated film, Damaged Goods.

Artist: Barnaby Barford

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The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Virginia Beach is host to Barnaby Barford first solo show in the US. The exhibition runs through December 29, 2013.

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Three Graces – Amy (detail)

Photograph by Noah Da Costa

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Come on you lightweight – Down it!

Photograph by Theo Cook

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Stick that on YouTube!

Photograph by Theo Cook

Lead photograph by Glen McClure

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