Ydessa Hendeles, Partners (The Teddy Bear Project), Image courtesy of the New Museum. 100 years of Teddy Bears
‘The Keeper’ A detail from a collection of the artist Shinro Ohtake’s scrapbooks.New museum NY
Curators at the New Museum have created an exhibit with over objects that examines the various ways we collect and own items.
Brussels, Belgium Catherine Bloemen, sits at home among more than stuffed and plastic toys, she has been collecting for more than 65 years Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters
Dutch product designer Christien Meindertsma chose to explore the potential of recycling textiles, and created an installation made up of rainbow-hued piles of fibres taken from discarded woollen jumpers. Design Museum exhibition - Fear and Love
LA-based artist Carson Davis Brown covertly rearranges groceries, photographs them and has them made into blankets by Walmart’s personalised gift department
An almond transformed into a princess's hair by Desirée De León
The New Museum’s summer show “The Keeper” explores the complex relationships we have with the things we collect. The Times asked readers to submit stories and photos of their own collections.