Zoo Baggu

by Jason Polan

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Artist Statement

Baggu partnered with New York City based artist Jason Polan, whose animal illustrations were inspired by some of his favorite places to draw—the Central Park Zoo, American Museum of Natural History and The Museum of Modern Art.

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

"If you’re not yet familiar with Baggu’s reusable bags, well… ok that’s kinda weird ‘cause they’re almost ubiquitous at this point, but also you’re welcome. You are gonna love your sturdy, lightweight and eminently portable Baggu for its practicality, but you are gonna love it even more because it’s also a canvas for Jason’s enchanting koalas, kiwis and myriad other animals whose names don’t begin with k. (Horseshoe crabs! A pangolin… or maybe it’s an armadillo? Hard to tell, maybe Jason can tell you. Also I think there’s a flying squirrel maybe? There’s definitely a bat.)" ... Read more from Jen Bekman on the blog.


+ 100% ripstop nylon.
+ Machine washable.
+ All orders for this item are final sale and not eligible for discount or return.

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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