Bloomingdale’s: The Art of the Shopping Bag

“Our goal was to make the shopping bag a symbol of Bloomingdale’s sense of confidence and creative output. So we changed the art of the bag 3 to 4 times a year; each became an instant collector’s item.”

John C. Jay, Bloomingdale’s creative director

Artists: (top rows, from left) Anne Fields, Anthony Russo, Susan Curtis, Mark Kostabi, Ettore Sottsass; (middle) Gene Greif; (bottom rows) Kazamasa Nagai, Tim Girvin, K. Kimura and K. Tejima, Neville Brody, Michael Graves, Per Arnoldi, Sigrido Martin Begue, Malcom Garrett; Client: Bloomingdale’s

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