Care bears

With their worn down fur, missing limbs and worryingly loose stuffing, the cuddly toys photographed for Mark Nixon’s new book truly know what it is to be loved

Aisling Hurley’s Pink Teddy

With their worn down fur, missing limbs and worryingly loose stuffing, the cuddly toys photographed for Mark Nixon’s new book truly know what it is to be loved…

Sixty portraits of bears, bunnies and other animals roughed up by years of affection feature in Nixon’s series, Much Loved, which is published as a book by Abrams Image next month (£10.99). More of the teddies are featured on The Guardian, here.

Frances Curtin’s Ted

Gerry Ryan’s One Eyed Ted

Lua Spencer’s Flopsie

Shane Haher’s Bobo

Nicky Griffin’s Teddy Tingley

More at marknixon.com and facebook.com/abramschroniclebooks.


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