Photo by Heather Cromartie, courtesy of Art Production Fund

Starting today, a fake upscale deli made of felt will be at Rockefeller Center, made by the artist Lucy Sparrow who previously created a felt bodega at The Standard HotelDelicatessen on 6th will be on the corner of 49th Street and 6th Avenue next to Magnolia Bakery and really takes the faux shopping concept to a whole new level.

There is a seafood display with oysters, langoustines, lobsters, prawns, and crabs, along with whole fish, “fresh” vegetables like tomatoes and onions, fruits, chocolate, patisseries, and French cheeses like Brie and Camembert. There’s also a sushi bar, a meat stand, macarons, To top it off, all the items are available for purchase.

Photo by Heather Cromartie, courtesy of Art Production Fund

Photo by Heather Cromartie, courtesy of Art Production Fund

Photo by Heather Cromartie, courtesy of Art Production Fund

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There will also be other displays of Sparrow’s work throughout Rockefeller Center, in glass vitrines that look like aquariums and terrariums with food inside made of felt, lycra, diamante, sequins, and glass beads for eyes.

Next, check out 15 new public art installations to discover this month.

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