20 Toys and Action Figures for the Playful Art Lover in Your Life

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Do you know someone who’s into limited-edition art toys? From vinyl toys to plush collectibles, designer toys are an art form of their own. Many are created or inspired by artists, illustrators, designers, and museums, such as the limited-edition collection of Kidrobot Dunny figures made in collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Vinyl art toys, models, and figurines allow art enthusiasts to pay tribute to their favorite artists or movements by displaying them proudly in their homes. However, there are also other types of art toys that are more interactive, such as jigsaws or even art-themed Monopoly. In this list, we’ve included cute collectibles and educational art toys that allow both kids and adults to playfully celebrate their love of art.

Know someone who loves to collect toys? Here are 20 art toys that playfully celebrate creativity.

Vincent van Gogh Action Figure


Renaissance Painting Rubik's Cube


Claude Monet Action Figure


KAWS Lndoor Figure Anatomy Companion


Frida Kahlo Puzzle

Frida Kahlo Puzzle

eeBoo | $21.99


Famous Artists Peg Dolls


Graffiti Balloon Dog


Famous Art Coloring Book


Starry Night Playing Cards


Famous Paintings Enamel Pins


Leonardo da Vinci Action Figure


Monopoly: Bob Ross Edition

Monopoly: Bob Ross Edition

USAOPOLY | $29.95


Little Yayoi Doll

handmade yayoi kusama doll

KHARI | $30


Jean-Michel Basquiat Dunny Figure

Jean-Michel Basquiat Dunny Figure

Kidrobot | $198.80


Custom Pablo Picasso Minifigure 

Pablo Picasso Figurine

SweeneyBricks | $16.37+


The Art Game


Origami: Inspired by Japanese Prints from the Metropolitan Museum of Art


Pop Culture Andy Warhol's “Marilyn Monroe” LEGO Wall Art

LEGO Art Andy Warhol's Marilyn Monroe

LEGO | $119.99


Rene Magritte Plush Doll


The Great Wave Jigsaw Puzzle

Great Wave Puzzle

Eurographics | $23.99


This article has been edited and updated.

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Emma Taggart

Emma Taggart is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. Originally from Northern Ireland, she is an artist now based in Berlin. After graduating with a BA in Fashion and Textile Design in 2013, Emma decided to combine her love of art with her passion for writing. Emma has contributed to various art and culture publications, with an aim to promote and share the work of inspiring modern creatives. While she writes every day, she’s also devoted to her own creative outlet—Emma hand-draws illustrations and is currently learning 2D animation.
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