THE STORE, A CURRENT PROJECT AT THE ASPEN ART MUSEUM BY JONATHAN BERGER, IS AT ONCE AN EXHIBITION, MEETING POINT, ARCHIVE, AND PLACE OF COMMERCE. IT INCLUDES MORE THAN 350 OBJECTS COMBINING FOUND, MADE, OLD, NEW, ONE-OF-A-KIND, MASS PRODUCED, RAW AND EPHEMERAL MATERIALS, SOME WHICH IS WIDELY ACKNOWLEDGED AS ART OR DESIGN AND SOME WHICH IS NOT. OBJECTS ARE PRICED FROM FREE TO $50,000.

IN THIS ONLINE STORE YOU FIND ONLY A SMALL PORTION OF WHAT IS ON CURRENTLY ON VIEW AT THE AAM. MORE THINGS ARE BEING ADDED HERE ON A CONTINUAL BASIS DURING THE COURSE OF THE ONE YEAR PROJECT.

MATERIALS DOCUMENTING THE STORE AS A PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT AND THE OBJECTS, PEOPLE AND BUSINESSES INCLUDED WILL BE ADDED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR TO THE STORE ARCHIVE, HOSTED ON THE AAM EXHIBITIONS PAGE. THE STORE ARCHIVE IS AN EVOLVING COMPILATION OF NEW FIRST-HAND AUDIO AND VISUAL ORAL HISTORIES, AS WELL AS COLLECTED EPHEMERA AND TEXTS THAT FURTHER EXPLORE THE CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STORE'S CONTENTS AND CONTRIBUTORS.

THE STORE