James Barnor

Born in Accra, Ghana in 1929. Lives and works in London.

Biography

James Barnor’s archive was produced during a career spanning more than 60 years. It covers a remarkable period in history, creating a narrative marked by his passionate interest in people and cultures. Through the medium of portraiture, his photographs represent societies in transition: Ghana moving towards its independence and London becoming a cosmopolitan, multicultural metropolis. 

Works