Bombs by Ai Weiwei: Limited Edition Print

Detail of Ai Weiwei's "Bombs," 2019. Offset lithograph, 72 x 48".

The limited edition print, Bombs, by the world-renowned artist and activist Ai Weiwei, is available for purchase here. All proceeds benefit the Kemper Art Museum.

Don't miss the opportunity to own an iconic work by one of today's most important artists and humanitarian voices. In partnership with the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Ai Weiwei has created the limited edition print, Bombs, on the occasion of the Museum's exhibition Ai Weiwei: Bare Life (September 28, 2019–January 5, 2020).

A compilation of 3-D renderings of conventional weapons and weapons of mass destruction, Bombs is the latest in a series of artworks by Ai that address critical global conditions, including political conflicts and war, that have resulted in massive casualties and the displacement of more than 70 million refugees. The 50 bombs depicted here—developed by a variety of countries—range from a 1911 grenade to a guided nuclear missile created in 2019. 

Bombs is designed to be presented in a variety of mediums. In addition to this 72 x 48-inch print, it appeared as a monumental wallpaper installation in Ai Weiwei: Bare Life. The wallpaper will remain on view at the Museum through the spring 2020 season.

The Bombs print is available exclusively online at Cost is $750 plus shipping and handling. Shipping costs calculated at checkout include rates for oversize item delivery, insurance to cover the entire value of the print, and handling fees. (Museum member discount not available.) All proceeds benefit the Museum.



Left: Ai Weiwei (Chinese, b. 1957), Bombs, 2019. Offset lithograph, 72 x 48." © Ai Weiwei Studio. Limited edition of 500 + 50 APs. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. Right: Installation view, Ai Weiwei: Bare Life, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, 2019. Photos by Joshua White /