Back in 2007 artist Eiko Ishizawa created a delightful bear sleeping bag entitled “The Great Sleeping Bear.” Her sculptural piece of camping equipment was inspired by the sad tale of Bruno, a brown bear that wandered into Southern Germany in 2006, making it reportedly the first brown bear to step foot in Germany in 170 years. After the bear began killing livestock and pets, it was shot by authorities. Ishizawa is now making a (very) limited edition, handmade run of her faux fur homage to Bruno.
photos via Eiko Ishizawa
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