Artnet News | Sarah Cascone
It’s rare that New Yorkers take notice of the opening of a new bodega, those ever-present convenience stores that provide the staples of life in the Big Apple—everything from beer and cigarettes and junk food to toilet paper and baby formula. They’ll even make you a sandwich or a cup of coffee.
The city’s newest bodega, however, stands out from the pack. It carries everything you’d expect, but with a major twist: Its entire stock is made from felt. That’s because this store, located at the Standard Hotel, is actually a massive art piece by British artist Lucy Sparrow… Read more
Image: Lucy Sparrow, 8 ‘Til Late. Courtesy of Sarah Cascone.