Doggu Baggu

by Jason Polan

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Artist Statement

Exuberant. Inclusive. Optimistic. Sketched in real time. These are the drawings of Jason Polan, an NYC-based artist, from Ann Arbor, Michigan. Known for his book “Every Person In New York: Volume 1,” Jason drew the perpetually moving inhabitants of New York City, including its animals, featured on the re-issued Zoo Baggu, and the new Doggu.

Exhibited worldwide, Polan's illustrations have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, ARTnews, and more. Jason was also a stellar human, and he is dearly missed. 

This best-selling reusable bag from Baggu is not just for the grocery store. Carry in your hand or over your shoulder. Holds 2-3 plastic grocery bags worth of stuff. Folds into a flat 5 in. x 5 in. pouch. Holds 50 lbs.

 

Why We Love It

This pup-centric Baggu print was one of the last projects Jason worked on before his death in January 2020, and he was particularly excited about it. (If you ask Jen, Jason had a better chance than anyone of actually seeing Every Dog in New York since he was always out and about soaking up his city with a sketchpad.) Bedecked with doggos, the figures of a few human companions, a hydrant, and “TREE” in Jason’s distinctive handwriting, Doggu captures the magic, ebullience, and optimism of the artist's real-time sketch work. And did we mention it’s covered in dogs? Dogs are the best ... Read more on the blog! 

Details

+ All orders for this item are final sale and not eligible for discount or return.

Check out our Polan Packs for a discount on a set of Jason Polan collaborations!

Medium:

+ 100% ripstop nylon.
+ Machine washable.

Jason Polan

Jason Polan was an American artist living in New York City. He exhibited work all over the United States, Europe, Africa, and Asia. He was a member of The 53rd Street Biological Society and Taco Bell Drawing Club and his book Every Piece of Art in the Museum of Modern Art is a cult favorite. He made over 100 books. His illustrations and projects have appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Believer Magazine, ARTnews and more. He did projects with Uniqlo, Nike, Jack Spade, Warby Parker, Levi's, and The Ford Foundation. Polan was working on drawing every person in New York (he drew over 30,000 people) and... Read More
published Every Person in New York, a collection of the people he had drawn so far. He was from Franklin, Michigan. He graduated from University of Michigan, in 2004, with dual degrees in anthropology and art and design. He died on January 27, 2020, in New York City from cancer. He was 37.
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