|Author:||Svenson Arne & Warren Ron|
A collection of more than 140 colour photographs by Arne Svenson of toys that have been chewed and eviscerated - literally 'loved to pieces' - by enthusiastic cats and dogs. As with their hugely popular book Sock Monkey which developed into an all-out Sock Monkey craze boasting toys, cards, posters and more, Arne Svenson and Rob Warren have taken overlooked, inanimate objects and, through the art of photography, imbued them with intriguing, comical and human characteristics.
Tortured animals have never looked so cute as in Chewed, Arne Svenson and Ron Warren's photo book of pet playthings decapitated, amputated, and gouged by too much love. Featuring examples from notable pet owners ( including Augusten Burroughs, Roz Chast, and Todd Oldham-who reveals his dog's taste for plastic eyes ), the collection captures the fatal attraction between man's best friends and their favorite toys.--Editorial Staff"OUT Magazine" (08/23/2011)