Tote Bag Cats and Dogs, Ai Weiwei
The Cats and Dogs Tote Bag by Ai Weiwei is a true work of art that can be used as a personal accessory, or framed in any noble space to be contemplated.
Cats and Dogs is a reflection on his works from the 1990s, when he returned to Beijing after a decade in New York and found his artistic identity.
It is a representation of the Chinese zodiac in bronze and gold sculptures, according to historical standards.
Cats and Dogs, is a tote bag in which the red color predominates. It is represented by the transparent inlays and is made of a plastic material, which makes it very flexible.
The China Bag is part of the Papercut portfolio created by Ai Weiwei and published by Taschen 2019, and is inspired by the colorful pieces of cut paper, which are often used to tell stories during holidays and prayers, and as everyday decoration, a tradition that has 2000 years of history.
Ai Weiwei's edition for Taschen 2019.
Ai Weiwei (Beijing, 1957) is an artist, thinker and activist whose artistic practice addresses pressing issues of our time. He is one of the leading cultural figures of his generation and an example of free speech in China and internationally.
The exhibition Entrelaçar/Intertwine by Ai Weiwei, on display in Serralves from July 2021 to June 2022, reflects the artist's concern for the environment and the deforestation of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest, in particular.
- 47 x 64,5 cm
- Ai Weiwei
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