Barnaby Barford – The Tower of Bable

Have you seen the the installation by Barnaby Barford yet in the V & A? It’s well worth a visit if you are in the area. It really is amazing and even more so when you see it in person.  You can find out more about it here.

The tower is made up of 3000 individual bone china building, each one depicting an actual London shop. He photographed 6000 different shops and whittled those down to the 3000 he used. The tower is made up of all sorts of shops, the ones at the bottom are derelict and the ones at the top are the exclusive boutiques.  Each one is for sale.  It’s on until 1 November so there’s still some time.

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