The Complex Guide to Bodega Art

Eggs Confronting Death

Artist: Newsstand-Grocery of NYC

While this may appear extreme to even the most avant-garde sensibilities, it’s another exemplary piece of bodega art. Though breakfast foods clearly dominate—the artists displays a near-obsessive craving for representations of the day’s first meal—a cornucopia of foods are featured. Bodega art is not so restrictive that, say, a statement cannot be made or flourishes cannot be added, it is only that such statements must be presented within the confines of bodega art.

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