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 figures to plush collectibles, designer toys are an art form of their own. Many are created or inspired by artists, designers, and museums, such as the recent, limited-edition collection of Kidrobot Dunny figures made in collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of 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


Salvador Dali Kokeshi Doll

Salvador Dali Kokeshi Doll

Sketch.Inc | $55.95


Edvard Munch's The Scream Dominos and Leather Case

The Scream Dominoes

MaxyStore | $99.90


Frida Kahlo Puzzle

Frida Kahlo Puzzle

eeBoo | $21.99


Famous Artists Peg Dolls


Hokusai “Great Wave” Dunny Figure

Hokusai Great Wave Dunny Figure

Kidrobot | $150


Famous Art Coloring Book


Starry Night 252 Piece Puzzle and Art Collector's Tin

Starry Night Puzzle

ArtGiftsOnly | $40.44


Famous Paintings Enamel Pins


Frida Kahlo Action Figure


Monopoly: The Met Edition

Monopoly The Met Edition

The Met | $50


Dot Kokeshi Doll

'Dot' Kokeshi Doll

Sketch.Inc | $55.95


Jean-Michel Basquiat Dunny Figure

Jean-Michel Basquiat Dunny Figure

Kidrobot | $149.95


Custom Pablo Picasso Minifigure 

Pablo Picasso Figurine

SweeneyBricks | $17.25+


The Art Game


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

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

Viking Juvenile | from $10.42


Andy Warhol's “Marilyn Monroe” LEGO Wall Art

LEGO Art Andy Warhol's Marilyn Monroe

LEGO | $119.99


William Plush

William Plush

The Met | $14.95


The Great Wave Jigsaw Puzzle

Great Wave Puzzle

Eurographics | $19.95


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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