I thought this was interesting! The New Yorker magazine has an article online this week about an art exhibit at the New Museum in New York called the 20th Century through the eyes of the Teddy Bear! I think I'll go! Lots of wonderful pictures on the article located here:
Check it out!
So I went to this exhibit on Saturday, and wowowowowow! It was amazing and wonderful and fun and sad and moving and overwhelming all at the same time. I wondered what happened to all these teddies and all these people in the pictures!! Each teddy on display had a coordinating original photograph with its owner for its provenance. I only got one good picture of a photograph of a little girl with the cat on wheels with the teddy. (I hope you can see it.) There were a lot of people there that day. I hope it encourages new interest in bears!
Here's some pictures:
Steiff Titanic bear (first time I've seen one in person!)
20 inch Steiff sitting on a chair, both of which are in an original picture.
Strunz bear, about six inches sitting. Amazing little bear with pearl buttons
Steiff cat on wheels with his bear friend.
photograph with the steiff cat and teddy