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Top 65 Art Ideas in July

From Gravity-Defying Street Art to Braille Art Exhibitions

— July 23, 2016 — Art & Design
These lively July 2016 art ideas use a variety of media to express a range of ideas on everything from pop culture to environmentalism.

One of the most interesting projects was created as part of a collaboration between IBM Watson and six artists as a way to explore the relationship between man and machine. The fusion of art and technology is a prevalent theme in other examples that embrace the use of 3D printing, virtual reality and robots.

Alongside a number of dynamic installations, exhibits and sculptures, there are also a number of unique new museums appearing—Japan's 'Kenchiku Soko' is a destination for viewing architectural models, while Sweden is now home to the first-ever IKEA Museum.
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Free Urban Music Cubes
Free Urban Music Cubes
The Temple is a Concrete Square that Plays Music for the Public Area
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Supercomputer Art Projects
Supercomputer Art Projects
This Art and Science Project Had Artists Collaborate with IBM Watson
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Ambiguous Paper-Made Sculptures
Ambiguous Paper-Made Sculptures
These Unique Sculptures Come Together to Form Conceptual Shapes
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Willow-Wrapped Art Centers
Willow-Wrapped Art Centers
Patrick Dougherty Created a Stunning Sculpture Made from Willow Trees
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Aquatic Crystal Installations
Aquatic Crystal Installations
This Swarovski Sculpture Replicates the Motion of Waves Using Stones
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60
Animal-Shaped Playground Equipment
Animal-Shaped Playground Equipment
Jaime Hayón's Sculptures Encourage Children to Interact
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Delicious Mattress Sculptures
Delicious Mattress Sculptures
Eat Me by Lor-K Features Old Beds Turned into Common Food Dishes
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Robotic Marionette Exhibits
Robotic Marionette Exhibits
Jordan Wolfson's Creation Features a Giant Fast-Moving Puppet
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Shimmering Island Walkways
Shimmering Island Walkways
The Floating Piers Project Lets People Walk Between Islands
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Wireframe Dishware Collections
Wireframe Dishware Collections
Studio Dessuant Bone's 'Fasted' Rethinks the Ritual of Dining
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3D-Printed Zoetropes
3D-Printed Zoetropes
Akinori Goto Puts a Modern Twist on Age-Old Zoetrope Designs
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Painting-Shaped Bouquets
Painting-Shaped Bouquets
This Floral Artwork Promotes a Still Life and a Flower Business
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Drooping Flower Holders
Drooping Flower Holders
Indefinite Vases by Erik Olovsson Explores Strength and Fragility
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Braille Art Exhibitions
Braille Art Exhibitions
'Hope in Darkness' Introduces Peru's First Inclusive Art Show
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Artistic Life-Sized Vaporizers
Artistic Life-Sized Vaporizers
This Large Vaporizer Sculpture Comments on Culture Through Gold
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Typeface-Celebrating Art
Typeface-Celebrating Art
Angel Alejandro Payed Tribute to Helvetica with a Series of Posters
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Chalkboard Art Advertisements
Chalkboard Art Advertisements
This Artful Gaming Ad is a Chalkboard Drawing in Shinjuku Station
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Medieval Pop Art Posters
Medieval Pop Art Posters
This Artist Created Illustrated Posters for Every Game of Thrones Episode
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Skeletal Villain Sculptures
Skeletal Villain Sculptures
Travis Durden Transforms Iconic Evil Figures to Eerie Medieval Dead
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Minuscule Clay Meals
Minuscule Clay Meals
Sueño Souvenir Offers Incredibly Detailed Customized Tiny Meals
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Geologically Inspired Sculptures
Geologically Inspired Sculptures
These Man-Made Sculptures Look Like Natural Additions to the Land
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Immersive Artist Exhibits
Immersive Artist Exhibits
'Meet Vincent van Gogh' Offers Interactive Intros to the Painter's Life
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Artist-Inspired Rickshaws
Artist-Inspired Rickshaws
This Taxi Cab Features a Technicolor Interior Influenced by Van Gogh
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Towering Manmade Waterfalls
Towering Manmade Waterfalls
Olafur Eliasson's 'Waterfall' is Temporarily on Display at Versailles
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Miniature Urban Scenes
Miniature Urban Scenes
Ryan Monogan Makes Mini Sculptures Inspired by Urban Locations
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Drink-Dispensing Sculptures
Drink-Dispensing Sculptures
SodaStream's Interactive Artwork 'Let's Play' Gives Out Beverages
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Emoji Billiard Balls
Emoji Billiard Balls
These Billiard Balls Show The Faces of Popular Emoticons
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Peculiar Hybrid Sculptures
Peculiar Hybrid Sculptures
Artist Jim McKenzie Creates Intricate Sculptures of Animal Hybrids
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VR Bus Shelter Spas
VR Bus Shelter Spas
This Public Bus Stop Uses Virtual Reality to Come to Life as a Swimming Pool
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Fashion Model Puppets
Fashion Model Puppets
Aitor Throup Debuted His Fashion Collection on Faceless Life-Size Puppets
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Modular Architecture Exhibits
Modular Architecture Exhibits
RAW SHIFT Shows How Buildings Evolve by Adapting to Crowds
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Musical Swing Installations
Musical Swing Installations
These Musical Swings Require Participant Cooperation to Play Music
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Interactive Clay Installations
Interactive Clay Installations
This Artistic Installation Allows Viewers to Play with Clay
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Co-Working Church Spaces
Co-Working Church Spaces
Tom Dixon Created a Shared Workspace for a Church
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Kaleidoscopic Hotel Designs
Kaleidoscopic Hotel Designs
Artist Daniel Buren Applies His Bright Designs to a Hotel in Paris
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Enormous Pier Installations
Enormous Pier Installations
The Floating Piers on Lake Iseo Offer Stunning Sights of Italy
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Architectural Model Museums
Architectural Model Museums
'Kenchiku Soko' is a Destination for Viewing Architectural Models
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Wooden Nail Sculptures
Wooden Nail Sculptures
Jaime Molina Uses Wood and Nails to Create Her Imaginative Characters
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Furniture Brand Museums
Furniture Brand Museums
An IKEA Museum is Opening to Showcase the Iconic Swedish Furniture
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Compression-Built Domes
Compression-Built Domes
The Armadillo Vault is the First Stone Structure of Its Kind
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Stylistic Director Sculptures
Stylistic Director Sculptures
Mike Leavitt Imagined Famous Film Directors as Their Own Creations
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Printed Musculoskeletal Masks
Printed Musculoskeletal Masks
Björk Created a 3D-Printed Mask Using Her Facial Structure
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Feminine Metallic Sculptures
Feminine Metallic Sculptures
Jordi Diez Fernandez Crafted an Immaculate Futuristic Steel Woman
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Gravity-Defying Street Art
Gravity-Defying Street Art
These Installations Put a Twist on Commonly Seen Street Clutter
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Floral Lounge Areas
Floral Lounge Areas
This Art Installation Covers the Ceilings of a Lounge
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Artistic Dad Reinterpretations
Artistic Dad Reinterpretations
These Artists Depict Father Figures of Wes Anderson Movies
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Nature-Made Artwork
Nature-Made Artwork
This Artist Creates Intricate Portraits Out of Flowers
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Robotic Sculptural Art
Robotic Sculptural Art
This Robotic Sculpture is on Display at the Rose Beton Festival
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Upcycled Architecture Exhibits
Upcycled Architecture Exhibits
This Exibit at the Venice Biennale Uses 100 Tons of Recycled Waste
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Fruit-Carved Sculptures
Fruit-Carved Sculptures
This Artist Creates Intricate Sculptures from Daily Food Items
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Temporary Seating Installations
Temporary Seating Installations
Polish Designers Create Comfortable Seating To View a Riverside
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Anti-War Art Exhibits
Anti-War Art Exhibits
This Exhibit Features Uniquely Repurposed War Helmets
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Imaginative Food Art
Imaginative Food Art
These Edible Sculptures Send a Message About Food Consumption
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Hypnotic Light Exhibits
Hypnotic Light Exhibits
Tetro+A Created an Illuminated Walkway Along the Singapore River
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Minimalist Lamp Installations
Minimalist Lamp Installations
Foster + Partners' Architecture Firm Has Designed a Series of Lamps
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Simple Origami Sculptures
Simple Origami Sculptures
These Origami Decorations are Simple but Elegant
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Fake Food Photography
Fake Food Photography
This Artist Creates Food Out of Random Household Items
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Graphic Tunnel Art
Graphic Tunnel Art
The Lasco Project Features Graphic Street Art Thanks to a Group Effort
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Digital Dome Installations
Digital Dome Installations
teamLab's Immersive Installation is Set in an Ethereal Enviroment
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Psychedelic Art Displays
Psychedelic Art Displays
An Artist Uses Unusual Ingredients To Create Her Quirky Artwork
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Gradient Art Exhibitions
Gradient Art Exhibitions
This Artist's Use of Peculiar Materials Makes This Installation Unique
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Immersive Fashion Installations
Immersive Fashion Installations
This Digital Fashion Show Was Inspired by The Natural World
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Geometric Art Installations
Geometric Art Installations
Ferruccio Laviani Explores The Link Between Scale and Proportion
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Custom Greeting Art Installations
Custom Greeting Art Installations
Accessories Brand Kipling Helped Consumers Show Love to Friends
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Agricultural Wall Art
Agricultural Wall Art
These Agricultural Art Pieces Work as Small Ecosystems That Decorate Homes
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