Giant, 35,000 Pound Yellow Teddy Bear by Artist Urs Fischer to Brighten New York City

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NEW YORK (REUTERS).- London has Paddington Bear but New York now has a giant yellow teddy bear, a great sculptural masterpiece that could sell for more than $9 million at auction in May, Christie’s said on Saturday. A 23-foot (7-meter) high, bronze teddy bear slumped under a black bedside lamp will be on display for five months in midtown Manhattan from next week and be a highlight of the Post-War & Contemporary sale on May 11. The 35,000 pound (15.8 metric tons) sculpture, Untitled (Lamp/Bear), is the work of New