Stepping into a supermarket where everything is made of felt — every packaged food, every piece of produce, every slab of raw meat — is a bizarre and wonderful experience. British artist Lucy Sparrow's new pop-up art installation, “Sparrow Mart,” opened at the Standard Downtown on Aug. 1. On opening day, the shelves were fully stocked with rows of handmade felt products, all available for purchase on the spot.
Products are flying off the shelves, and the installation may actually have to close before its scheduled Aug. 31 ending, but if you don't get there in time, here are some examples of the extraordinary creativity on display. Read more here.
All photos by Michael Anthony Hernandez, courtesy of the Standard Downtown.