Things that made me laugh today, and some that have intrigued me.
Friday, August 26, 2016
Teddy Bears, Teddy Bears everywhere
Teddy bears have long been an emblem of comfort and security. From a child clutching his stuffed bear close after hearing something go bump in the night to a kindergartener proudly sharing her beloved toy during show-and-tell, the cute stuffed animals have long been synonymous with youth. But in “Partners (The Teddy Bear Project)” (2002), a massive photo installation by curator and collector Ydessa Hendeles that’s on display now through September 25 at the New Museum in New York, it’s apparent that a teddy bear’s reach goes way beyond childhood. Read more