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The art scene continues to expand with creative personal influences and technological aids. Showcasing how artists are turning to installations, live performances and interactive shows for creative expression, Trend Hunter’s live arts category demonstrate how interactive elements are serving to reinvent how art is perceived and enjoyed.
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Smashable Steel Cubes
Smashable Steel Cubes
The REcube Company Helps People Express Raw Emotions in a Healthy Way
The REcube Company is introducing a limited collection of smashable raw steel cubes this year so that people can release pent-up emotions in a healthy way that also creates a unique art piece in the... MORE
LGBTQ-Supporting QR Codes
LGBTQ-Supporting QR Codes
Skittles QueeR Codes Link to Content & Stories from LGBTQ+ Creators
This Pride Month, Skittles is teaming up with critically acclaimed historian, author, educator and influencer Blair Imani to celebrate and support the LGBTQ+ community with Skittles QueeR Codes and... MORE
Arts-Focused Island Parks
Arts-Focused Island Parks
Little Island in Manhattan Has Three Different Stages for Live Arts
The Little Island project, a park in Manhattan designed by Thomas Heatherwick, contains three contemporary stages for live art performances that are nestled within serene greenery. The design of the... MORE
Eerie Eco-Awareness Art Exhibitions
Eerie Eco-Awareness Art Exhibitions
Maya Lin's 'Ghost Forest' Makes Climate Change Visible
American artist Maya Lin revealed her eerie eco-awareness art exhibition called ‘Ghost Forest’ in downtown Manhattan, NY. The art project is made up of 49 dead Atlantic white cedar trees... MORE
In-Person NFT Art Exhibitions
In-Person NFT Art Exhibitions
NFT BZL is Showcasing Physical & Digital Artwork at its NFT Gallery
With NFTs becoming more and more popular in mainstream circles, GDA Capital and Elitium partnered up to create NFT BZL– the first-ever NFT art exhibition hosted in Miami. The art gallery, which... MORE
Ocean Conservation NFTs
Ocean Conservation NFTs
Beneath The Waves Created NFTs That Let Buyers Tag and Watch a Shark
Ocean health non-profit Beneath The Waves created a unique series of ocean conservation NFTs and the range is more than just a digital art collection that provides a sense of ownership. With the... MORE
Physical NFT Galleries
Physical NFT Galleries
Superchief in NYC is a Carbon-Negative Space Devoted to NFT Art
Part of the appeal of purchasing an NFT is the fact that it’s a unique digital asset and in many cases, collectors want to show off their unique purchases—Superchief in New York City sets... MORE
8-Bit Cryptocurrency Collectibles
8-Bit Cryptocurrency Collectibles
Takashi Murakami Created His First Series of NFT Artwork
Takashi Murakami is known for his vibrant anime-inspired pieces and collaborations with celebrities and luxury fashion house Louis Vuitton, and now, the Japanese artist has created his first NFT... MORE
Modular Music
Modular instruments are delivering a more accessible approach to music-making
Trend - Companies are launching specialized and accessible modular music-making units for beginners and enthusiasts. The flexible format is portable, lending itself to the specific needs of the user and enabling them to create an intuitive approach to their craft.
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Portable Full-Size Pianos
Portable Full-Size Pianos
The Pocket Piano Has a Magnetic Locking System for Easy Portability
The Pocket Piano, designed by Josep Bergadà alongside piano dealer Jorquera Pianos and the Eurecat Technology Centre, is a portable full-size piano that assembles through a magnetic locking system.... MORE
Eco-Awareness Banquet Tables
Eco-Awareness Banquet Tables
Humans and Animals Dine Together in Superflux's Refuge for Resurgence
Superflux, a London-based art studio, submitted a rustic-looking project entitled Refuge for Resurgence to the Venice Architecture Biennale. The art project invites humans and animals to sit at a... MORE
Televised Music Festivals
Televised Music Festivals
The Glastonbury Experience 2021 Will Replace the Classic Festival
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) announced that it will air The Glastonbury Experience 2021 to replace the famous Glastonbury Festival which was cancelled due to pandemic restrictions.... MORE
NFT-Integrated Art Apps
NFT-Integrated Art Apps
The Sketchar App Allows Users to Sell Their Artwork as NFTs from the App
The SketchAR app is a mobile-based art application that empowers users with tools to create digital artwork which can then be sold on the NFT marketplace. Before this new NFT integration feature is... MORE
QR Code Art Galleries
QR Code Art Galleries
Campart & Affordable Art Fair Turned Ad Space into Outdoor Galleries
Campart worked with Affordable Art Fair to create outdoor galleries in spaces that are usually devoted to advertisements. In all, 500 pieces of artwork were showcased in place of ads, helping to... MORE
Interactive Tactile Art Exhibitions
Interactive Tactile Art Exhibitions
The Tactile Baltics Exhibition Has a Nature-Based Design
Tactile Baltics is an interactive art exhibition that showcases the design principles of three Baltic countries: Estonia, Lithuania, and Latvia. The art show was organized by NID, the Latvian Design... MORE
Ultra-Rare Pop Art Paintings
Ultra-Rare Pop Art Paintings
KAWS' 'UNTITLED (STORMTROOPERS)' is Inspired by Andy Warhol's Style
KAWS, an American artist and designer, has a pop art painting called ‘UNTITLED (STORMTROOPERS)’ which is inspired by Andy Warhol’s creative practice. The painting is an acrylic on-... MORE
Musician-Backed Mixed Snacks
Musician-Backed Mixed Snacks
Mars Wrigley Tapped Three Emerging Musicians for the M&M'S MIX Launch
Mars Wrigley teamed up with pop star Meghan Trainor alongside three emerging American musicians for the launch of its latest product: M&M’S MIX. Mars Wrigley and Trainor worked with... MORE
Luxury Car-Branded Art Galleries
Luxury Car-Branded Art Galleries
The Aston Martin Residences' Art Gallery is Set to Launch Online
The Aston Martin Residences is slated to launch a permanent art gallery on the 52nd floor of its building in downtown Miami. The art gallery, simply called The Art Gallery, has unveiled its first... MORE
Virtual Museum Events
Virtual Museum Events
TikTok's #MuseumMoment Takes Users on a Tour of Global Institutions
Over the last year, the top museums and art galleries in the world experienced a significant drop in visitor numbers and TikTok is kicking off a global #MuseumMoment LIVE event to unite some of the... MORE
play_circle_filled Modern Art Walking Trails
Modern Art Walking Trails
The Wander Art Trail is an Opportunity to Artfully Enjoy the Outdoors
The Wander Art Trail, curated by Alter-Projects and set in London’s Mayfair and Belgravia neighborhoods, delivers a modern art walking experience to tourists and locals alike. The outdoor... MORE
play_circle_filled AI-Designed Car Wraps
AI-Designed Car Wraps
BMW Decorated 8 Series Models with Images from Art History
Using NVIDIA’s open-source StyleGAN software, BMW created vinyl car wraps for eight 8 Series models. The artificial intelligence was equipped with 50,000 images to cover 900 years of art history,... MORE
AI-Assisted Music Composing Systems
AI-Assisted Music Composing Systems
Sony CSL's Flow Machines Aims to Revolutionize Creativity
Flow Machines is a research and deployment project by Sony CSL and University Pierre and Marie CURIE that has proved to play an important part of arts and music innovation. Today, the project is... MORE
Non-Fungible Token Song Releases
Non-Fungible Token Song Releases
Our Lady Peace Releases a Single Through the S!ng App
S!ng is a developer “that allows creators to control distribution and monetize their work” and most recently, the company launched the S!ng app—a mobile-first, Ethereum-powered... MORE
Augmented Reality Monuments
Augmented Reality Monuments
LACMA and Snapchat Brought Five Monuments to Life Virtually
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and Snapchat teamed up to create five monuments in augmented reality on the Snapchat camera. The LACMA × Snapchat: Monumental Perspectives experience... MORE
play_circle_filled Virtual Pain Museums
Virtual Pain Museums
The Pain Museum Marks Endometriosis Awareness Month
Bodyform’s Pain Museum is a virtual experience that spotlights real-life experiences of a painful disorder for Endometriosis Awareness Month. The virtual museum is on a mission to bring... MORE