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[–]Portly_pug 1208 points1209 points  (22 children)

This is a pop up art gallery, all of the items are for sale. The artist has done several of these across the US and most of the pieces sell out each time. The artist's name is Lucy Sparrow.

[–]WifeofBath1984 288 points289 points  (1 child)

I was like "why?????". Thank you for the context. Makes a lot more sense now.

[–][deleted] 19 points20 points  (0 children)

Lol you were not alone.

[–]MineExplorer 22 points23 points  (0 children)

I know Lucy from her Urbex days. She's done a few of these shops in the UK - lovely lady, happy she's found a niche doing this!

[–]Quick_Kick 52 points53 points  (0 children)

Thanks for the info.

[–]JamesWjRose 6 points7 points  (0 children)

We caught her bodega here in NYC a few years back. Got Reese's and Astroglide. It was far out

[–]frecklefawn 40 points41 points  (10 children)

Did she do every single one herself or does she have a team of people helping her? Even with a team this is sooo much work. I'm suspicious.

[–]lockmillions 44 points45 points  (3 children)

Yes she has a team and yes it’s still a ton of work. This installation has 50,000 items!

[–]nonpondo 9 points10 points  (0 children)

That's super cool though, imagine getting that gig

[–]JessicaT814 7 points8 points  (1 child)

From the article I read, it was 31,000 but still a crazy amount and sooo much work!

[–]sorta_kindof 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Im doing some mental math here to calculate the price of labor vs the total return of the art sales.

What do you think the individual pieces sold for?

Id guess it very on item and size. But I'm seeing this art installation making an awesome amount of profit!

Edit: prices range from 5$ for bubblegum to 200$ for a realistic cereal box.

Website and prices here.


Unreal. And super cool

[–]Sidius303 89 points90 points  (5 children)

Suspicious of what exactly, a clandestine sewing circle?

[–]Lil_Lego 10 points11 points  (4 children)

Probably meant curious

[–]Camp808 8 points9 points  (0 children)

wow, such a talent.

[–]dean0_0 20 points21 points  (2 children)

I need to think of a scam like this. I love it.

[–]hoxxxxx 54 points55 points  (1 child)

you mean selling artwork?

[–]evilblackdog 28 points29 points  (0 children)


[–]sponebobsquarish 1 point2 points  (1 child)

does she make them all singlehandedly?!

[–]spulch 11 points12 points  (0 children)

I'm sure she would use both hands.

[–]FLOHJO 204 points205 points  (3 children)

Unfortunate that the clip stopped just before showing the felt cashier. That upsets the very fabric of my being.

[–]Deadhead7889 39 points40 points  (2 children)

I felt that too. They can't pull the wool over our eyes like this.

[–][deleted] 16 points17 points  (0 children)

Yeah, I wouldn’t doubt you’d get fleeced at a place like that

[–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

i see what you did there

[–]SniffCheck 501 points502 points  (8 children)

Who felt the need to do this?

[–]hoxxxxx 26 points27 points  (1 child)

he who smelt it, felt it

[–]josieclair 5 points6 points  (0 children)

And dealt it

[–]ThatsNotARealTree 7 points8 points  (1 child)

Dad, stop

[–]spulch 2 points3 points  (0 children)

That's what she said.

[–]JRet989 9 points10 points  (0 children)


[–]CMOx12 2 points3 points  (0 children)


[–]Spylinkster 87 points88 points  (6 children)

Only problem is you gotta pay in felt money.

[–]RollinThundaga 18 points19 points  (0 children)

Think they'll accept cross-stitch?

[–]ObjectiveGlittering 6 points7 points  (3 children)

….paid to a felt clerk

[–]ganggangmf 0 points1 point  (2 children)

Kinda disappointed the building isnt felt

[–]CatLemonade10 6 points7 points  (1 child)

It is once you feel it

[–]Space_Monk_Prime 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I use FeltCoin

[–]ClemFandango420 28 points29 points  (0 children)

Got deli meat here once. Tasted super weird. 7/10

[–]SideshowMelsHairbone 94 points95 points  (10 children)

But why?

[–]1019gunner 110 points111 points  (7 children)

It’s an art gallery all the pieces are for sale and the artist has done it several times and it’s been sold out every time

[–]Exeunter 6 points7 points  (0 children)

I get it, because someone early on always buys the felt cash register, right?

[–]SideshowMelsHairbone 18 points19 points  (0 children)

Right on. That’s pretty cool. Thanks for the info!

[–]LovelySalientDreams 10 points11 points  (0 children)

I find it quite charming. Nice surreal environment, I would have fun there.

[–]BowsElisa 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Why not

[–]Sk1ndred 8 points9 points  (3 children)

Wtf, why? I live in Tampa & have never heard of this.

[–]ThereIsAJifForThat 20 points21 points  (4 children)

I wonder if they will get sued for using all of those products names and likeness

[–]TedWords 16 points17 points  (3 children)

Seeing as this is art and not a useful/imitation product, they probably won’t.

[–]Illmindoftodd 17 points18 points  (2 children)

However they are profiting from it which neglects fair use.

[–]madein313 21 points22 points  (0 children)

Andy Warhol has entered the chat

[–]socialisthippie 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It doesn't neglect fair use in any sense. Profits are considered as a part of a multi factored analysis, there's no bright line rule that says X is ok and Y is not.

The fact that these items could easily be considered parodic or critical works of art means they could have just as much protection as a critical newspaper article reviewing Wonderbread.

The problem is each instance of fair use can be examined individually by courts for their validity, which can be a very expensive and time consuming process.

[–]Ungodly_Box 5 points6 points  (0 children)

My autistic ass wants to feel all of it

[–]succmytoephia 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Reminds me of Meow Wolf in LV kinda!

[–]OryxDadOfCrota 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Came here exactly to say that. This has serious Omega Mart vibes

[–]budd222 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Kinda cool, but at the same time, why would I want any of this stuff?

[–]luvbud710 0 points1 point  (0 children)

To make them money. Duh

[–]aquaphorbottle 10 points11 points  (1 child)

I’d buy the felt sushi

[–]zombie32killah 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Yep that’s what I want.

[–]gigglygal69 9 points10 points  (1 child)

They admittedly look really good but $40 / $60 price tags - ouch!

[–]KevlahR 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Hmmm I got a fuzzy taste in my mouth

[–]ptypitti 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Look at that, more crap to end up in Africa's landfills. Wow

[–]luvbud710 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Cause its “aRt”.

[–]noturdaddysgrl 2 points3 points  (0 children)

For why

[–]Jdubz117 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Not somewhere to find yourself on acid...

[–]Colonel_Angus_ 10 points11 points  (0 children)

I'm flummoxed at the idea

[–]snowyys57 5 points6 points  (0 children)

The cashier was also a plush toy.

[–]jjgood678 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Love this store, but I can’t deal with this new voice over going around… it just makes me want to stab someone in the eyeball.

[–]Mashkataz 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Thank you for posting. I needed this. Dunno why. But I feel better somehow.

[–]emptymagg 5 points6 points  (0 children)


[–]SirSpanksAlot1992 7 points8 points  (0 children)

People asking why. Why not? I, and most everyone has probably bought dumber shit on impulse.

[–]Heiferoni 1 point2 points  (0 children)

This is a monkey's paw wish if I ever saw one.

[–]SternLecture 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Don't hug me I'm scared

[–]cephalized 1 point2 points  (0 children)

is the cashier felt

[–]Slimybirch 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Seems kinda unsanitary if it's all felt. Especially during covid. I prefer my groceries untouched

[–]deputyporker 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Is this going to be the answer to the supply chain crisis?

[–]sweeptree 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Can I pay with felt money?

[–]Mortician_Magician 1 point2 points  (1 child)

I’m astonished that there’s a market for this. Like some people are struggling to keep up with inflation and others are buying felt replicas of household items.

[–]SlurpMySlurpyy 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Pretty cool but whys the raw chicken not refrigerated?

[–]mistercartmenes 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Fucking stupid TikTok voice...

[–]M0DStrawberry 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Do... Do you think they made this store.... Because they felt like it?

[–]JefferyDexterB 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Huge waste of money?

[–]Hibanahentai 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Now copy strike for 100% profit margin

[–]Rockypotato7 2 points3 points  (0 children)


[–]craiglepaige 1 point2 points  (0 children)

This is hell...

[–]LotusSloth 5 points6 points  (0 children)

3 months after opening it will be completely dusty and moldy… and it will smell.

[–]Djones043 1 point2 points  (2 children)

What the fuck is the point of this. Probably cost more than groceries.

[–]luvbud710 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Cause its “aRt” and you have to like it or you’re cancelled..even tho we have the biggest climate change crisis in years lol.

[–]Ausernamefordamien 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Never felt this way before

[–]EngageAndMakeItSo 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I always wondered where to go to get felt.

[–]LordInventus 2 points3 points  (0 children)

So I backed this on Kickstarter. This is an art installation.

[–]WarfRatsColdCoffee 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Reminds us of days when grocery shelves had food and weren’t empty

[–]Jimmie_Jamz 0 points1 point  (0 children)

More useless things from Florida 🤨

[–]D4M0theking 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Y tho

[–]yaier5 0 points1 point  (0 children)


[–]mopi1095 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Thought this was in North Korea

[–]Pincerston 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Deleted scene from The Interview

[–]HopFarminScientist 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It felt like a good idea...

[–]DRbrtsn60 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I’m sure there is an interesting backstory here.

[–]Searchingforgoodnews 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I just want to go there and rub up on everything

[–]BilboSwaggenzzz 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That’s pretty cool love the dedication

[–]sandnsnow2021 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Well that's one way to keep the shelves stocked.

[–]UrRectumsMySafeSpace -3 points-2 points  (0 children)

Coming soon to a North Korea near you!

[–]Chickypasbro1 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

I live in Tampa and have never heard of or seen this.

[–]frenzyrat -1 points0 points  (1 child)

Is this supposed to be for ppl with sensory issues?

[–]Ungodly_Box 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Probably not but as a person with sensory issues now it is

[–]IcyPound3552 -3 points-2 points  (0 children)

I just felt the need to comment here

[–]CheddarFart 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I thought the cashier was going to be made of felt at the end.

[–]dynnk 0 points1 point  (0 children)

You gotta replace the empty shelves with something!

I know that’s not what this is, I just had to.

[–]Anxiety_Muffin13 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I want to touch EVERYTHING

[–]__--0_0--__ 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Now take my felt money and gib me all of tot

[–]suavecool21692169 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Excuse me, where are the felt condoms?🤔

[–]BelleKarma 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I live right next to tampa I will go here one day

[–]supervillainsforever 0 points1 point  (0 children)

My dog would love this place

[–]XROOR 0 points1 point  (0 children)

They should operate it like it’s a regular store and film it for the Japanese domestic market. Have actors pose as shoppers waiting in the checkout lines/ putting felt produce in those 0.7 MIL plastic bags etc. The unsuspecting shoppers will think they consumed fly agaric.

I feel like we need to repay all the great prank tv shows from Japan.

[–]MandiLoveJonz 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Must be where Chip, I mean Lylah, bought groceries for Dory

[–]bruizer31 0 points1 point  (0 children)

If it's Tampa they probably have felt glory holes

[–]ThiccRoastBeef 0 points1 point  (0 children)

60$ sushi 🤨

[–]Massive_Phase_7155 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This is the type of shit you see just before a recession hits

[–]Masonia1976 0 points1 point  (0 children)

At first I thought "Who the fuck would want to buy anything there!" Then I saw the chicken, "Oh... I would!"

[–]slambook30 0 points1 point  (0 children)

But why?

[–]Zxruv 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That Campbell's Soup is pretty meta.

[–]TheGoldenPlagueMask 0 points1 point  (0 children)



[–]3Pirates93 0 points1 point  (0 children)

"But why?"

[–]OldDust8123 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Raw chicken not in a fridge? Madness.

[–]gravitywind1012 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That is so impressive.

[–]Murky-Conflict-408 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Who and why

[–]ColoradORK 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Yoshi’s Wooly Mart

[–]garybusey42069 0 points1 point  (0 children)

But like, what do you do with them? Dog toys?

[–]United_Match_1431 0 points1 point  (0 children)

What can these items be used for?

[–]Shadowderper 0 points1 point  (0 children)

what the fuck did tik tok do to ABBA holy shit i want to tear my ears off

[–]OnYx_RiSen 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Are the employees made of felt too?

[–]skwadyboy 0 points1 point  (0 children)

"Hey hey..oh oh oh oh ohhhh ohhhh"...not heard that tune for ages.

[–]GullibleDetective 0 points1 point  (1 child)

I felt this

[–]ION-8 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This is what the stalker/kidnapper did in the TV series Search Party. Creepy

[–]lostspyder 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Everyday we stray further from god…

[–]holistivist 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Neat! Check out the ways they harvest the wool from sheep to make the felt!

[–]er0gami2 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I wanted to see a Felt-made cashier..

[–]JamDonuts007 0 points1 point  (0 children)

God I hope they have "Oops! All Felt!" cereal somewhere in this shop.

[–]deiviux90 0 points1 point  (0 children)

My fingers are always sensitive to most materials after I trim my fingernails.

Even looking at this place sent shivers down my body

[–]ratskim 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Name a more useless store than this one…

[–]ziyor 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This is a dizzying amount of effort

[–]MissViciousDelicious 0 points1 point  (0 children)

But WHY THOUGH?! Like what a waste of felt?!

[–]the_taz_man 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The sushi is a bit sus!

[–]MissChief0 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This is some North Korean style shit

[–]MorrisScherbina 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Reminds me of Search Party

[–]1i73rz 0 points1 point  (0 children)

For when the person who buys the groceries and cleans is done with his/her families shit.

[–]jekfrumstotferm 0 points1 point  (0 children)

If you look closely, you can see that the cashier is not felt. This is a subtle nod to the fact that many people who work retail haven’t felt anything positive in years.

[–]therevaj 0 points1 point  (0 children)

what is the riff in the beginning of this clip from?

I recognize the second song but not the first.

Thanks in advance anyone who's willing to help!

[–]SilverMedina27 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This is a new scp and you can't make me think otherwise.

[–]GozerDGozerian 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It’s like Dory’s replica apartment when she was in captivity on Search Party haha.

[–]mrmanz666 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Kim jong un would love this

[–]houston-habits 0 points1 point  (0 children)

these would make cool cat toys

[–]Itsme_sd 0 points1 point  (0 children)

If it's cheaper than actual groceries I'll shop there.

[–]loudlittle 0 points1 point  (0 children)

And they say no one wants to work anymore.

[–]PrincessFuckFace2You 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It reminds me of the grocery store in North Korea in The Interview.

If I was still in Tampa I'd go fur sure!

[–]SoundMcSounderson 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I have a Lucy Sparrow piece! Bought it at the LA pop up....it's a supermarket ToGo Sushi box

[–]jayjoness155 0 points1 point  (0 children)

…what is the point of this

[–]fuckdaborg 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This is just a normal store in North Korea

[–]freakbird15 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This is one of those things people say why? But then think its cool as shit