“Both an indecipherable record of a fleeting performance, and a comically exhaustive catalogue in an age of decentralized stores and unseen inventories, “The World’s Longest Receipt (TM)” from the short-lived artist collective Store Buyout Team could hold its own with the best of contemporary conceptual art.” -BlouinARTINFO
The original purchase receipt from the Store Buyout of Hercules Fancy Grocery on May 20, 2011:
THE ORIGINAL PURCHASE RECEIPT IS FOR SALE.
Yes, that’s right: You can own this one-of-a-kind artifact.
An excellent conversation piece, and welcome addition to any reasonable home.
An Important Art piece.
-Original Receipt encased in luxurious transparent case.
-Speaking engagement by members of the Store Buyout Team.
(The ACTUAL cost of buying everything in the store.)
For Sale exclusively on Etsy: CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE
Feel free to contact us at email@example.com or 514-833-3980 for further purchase details.
More than 57 feet long
Over 3000 individually entered items.
The Store Buyout project has been featured in the following media outlets:
The New York Times
The Daily Mail
Front Page of Reddit aka The Front Page of the INTERNET.
PLUS MANY MORE!