Barton F. Graf Will Close, Ending Its Run as Advertising’s Weirdest Agency

The independent shop will close by the end of the year

Portrait of Barton F. Graf holding the BFG 9000 gun from Doom
Gerry Graf named Barton F. Graf after his father, immortalized in this agency portrait holding the 'BFG 9000' gun from classic video game Doom. Barton F. Graf

Independent New York agency Barton F. Graf will close its doors by the end of 2019 after nearly a decade in business, the agency confirmed for Adweek.

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@ErikDOster Erik Oster is an agencies reporter for Adweek.
@Minda_Smiley Minda Smiley is an agencies reporter at Adweek.