Museum Shop

Browse unique items inspired by the collection and special exhibitions; an array of books on art, architecture, and visual culture; and Kemper Art Museum publications. 

All purchases benefit the Museum. Members receive a 10% discount in the Museum Shop. 

FEATURED ITEMS

Limited Edition Print by Ai Weiwei
In partnership with the Kemper Art Museum, renowned artist and activist Ai Weiwei has created Bombs, a limited edition print, for sale as a benefit for the Museum.

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. In addition to the print, Bombs appeared as a monumental wallpaper installation in the Museum’s exhibition Ai Weiwei: Bare Life this past fall.

The print is available exclusively online at kemperartmuseumshop.com. Shipping costs calculated at checkout include rates for oversize item delivery, insurance to cover the entire value of the print, and handling fees. (Member discount not available.) All proceeds benefit the Museum.


72 x 48 inches 
$750 plus shipping & handling

Multiplied Catalog
Published by the Kemper Art Museum and edited by Meredith Malone, Multiplied: Edition MAT and the Transformable Work of Art, 1959–1965 offers a comprehensive history of Edition MAT—Swiss artist Daniel Spoerri’s pioneering project of multiples—within the social and cultural context of postwar avant-garde art. It is the first English-language publication to focus on this under-studied project. It is available in the Museum Shop as well as online at press.uchicago.edu.


256 pages
$49.95 plus shipping

Ai Weiwei: Bare Life Catalog
Published by the Kemper Art Museum and edited by Sabine Eckmann, Ai Weiwei: Bare Life presents the artist's work in dialogue with the theories of prominent philosophers Giorgio Agamben and Hannah Arendt. Ai's practice is illuminated by interpretive essays, a new essay by the artist on human rights, and an interview, in addition to more than 150 photographs of his art and the exhibition. It is available in the Museum Shop as well as online at press.uchicago.edu.

192 pages
$40 plus shipping

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