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Top 60 Art Innovations in May

From Accessible Art Collections to Digital Algorithm Paintings

— May 1, 2016 — Art & Design
Sculptures, canvases, exhibits and installations are just a few of the ways that artists are expressing themselves in these May 2016 art ideas. Some of the most intriguing new creations include 3D-printed replicas of classical paintings, hand-painted fridges and morphing digital canvases with art created through complicated algorithms.

Brands are actively participating in the creation and sales of accessible art. For instance, IKEA created an Art Photography collection with works from famed contemporary artists around the world at affordable prices, Nike set up an exhibit at this year's Milano Design Week called 'The Nature of Motion,' and Motorola collaborated with a street artist for the release of a special-edition smartphone. The desire for consumers to capture and document daily lives is causing a newfound appreciation for art and design, and with it, a revival of accessible art.
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Chic Craft Channels
Chic Craft Channels
The Crafty Chica Online Channel Targets Hispanics
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Artwork-Identifying Apps
Artwork-Identifying Apps
The 'Magnus' App Provides Art Information with Just a Picture
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58
Demolished City Tables
Demolished City Tables
Ezri Tarazi's Latest Design Project Pays Tribute to War-Torn City Aleppo
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Precisely Painted Murals
Precisely Painted Murals
Purdy Creates a Brick Wall Mural by Adding Color Only to the Mortar
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56
Pizza-Themed Museums
Pizza-Themed Museums
The 'US Pizza Museum' Will Celebrate the Cheesy Italian Dish
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55
Cheeky Comic Illustrations
Cheeky Comic Illustrations
Andrea Chronopoulos Creates Retro-Like Editorial Artwork for Magazines
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54
Graffiti Artist-Designed Smartphones
Graffiti Artist-Designed Smartphones
This Special Edition Smartphone is Designed by Futura
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53
Crescent Viking Museums
Crescent Viking Museums
The AART Architects Conceptual Building Design Opts for a Curved Aesthetic
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52
Southern Art Museum Hotels
Southern Art Museum Hotels
The 21c Hotel Louisville is a Hybrid Art Gallery and Boutique Hotel
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51
Frozen Landscape Photography
Frozen Landscape Photography
Daniel Beltrá's Imagery Explores Global Warming and Climate Change
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50
Graphic Wall Panels
Graphic Wall Panels
Neasden Control Centre Teams Up with Blik for Giant Artistic Decals
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Smart Spray Paint Systems
Smart Spray Paint Systems
This Spray Paint System Makes Use Of Webcam-Aided Instructions
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Global Food Artwork
Global Food Artwork
United Nation's Shares an International Group Installation on Food
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Abstract Plant Art
Abstract Plant Art
Paper/Plant by Martina Lang is a Graphic Hide and Seek Series
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Cinematic Cafe Photography
Cinematic Cafe Photography
Blaise Arnold Captures Lonely Cars and Bistros Before They Disappear
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45
Accessible Art Collections
Accessible Art Collections
The IKEA Art Photography Line Brings Fine Art into Everyday Homes
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Interactive Museum Apps
Interactive Museum Apps
The New Broad Museum App Uses Location Technology to Enhance Engagement
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Rustic Artist Residences
Rustic Artist Residences
Musician Vedran Ruzic Transforms a Brick-Clad Home into His Atelier
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Laid-Back Californian Photography
Laid-Back Californian Photography
Americana by Garrod Kirkwood Captures Essence of West Coast Life
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41
Canned Meat-Themed Museums
Canned Meat-Themed Museums
The Spam Museum Celebrates the History of Canned Meat
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40
Foggy City Photography
Foggy City Photography
Radu Negru Captures Ethereal and Stereotypical Shots of London
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39
Misplaced Monument Photography
Misplaced Monument Photography
Anton Repponen Takes New York Structures Out of Natural Habitat
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38
Graffiti Artist-designed Surfboards
Graffiti Artist-designed Surfboards
The Stampd x Futura Surfboard is a Functional Work of Art
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3D-Printed Classical Art
3D-Printed Classical Art
The Next Rembrandt Paves the Way for Futuristic Forgery
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Topographical Slated Seating Solutions
Topographical Slated Seating Solutions
The 'Peak' Lounge Chair and Footstool are Made from Birch
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35
Virtual Reality Museums
Virtual Reality Museums
The Tennessee State Museum Will Appeal to a New Generation with VR Tech
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34
Birdcage Lamp Speakers
Birdcage Lamp Speakers
The 'JinGoo' Lamp Speaker Adds a Decorative Touch to Living Spaces
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33
VR Painting Apps
VR Painting Apps
Tilt Brush Lets You Create Paintings In Three-Dimensional Space
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Oversized Coloring Canvases
Oversized Coloring Canvases
Perfectly Smitten's Giant Coloring Book Page is Ideal for Classrooms
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31
Artisan Ceiling Fans
Artisan Ceiling Fans
The Haiku Smart Fans Now Come with Hand-Painted Designs
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30
Colorful Conceptual Glassware
Colorful Conceptual Glassware
Jacqueline Terpins Designs a Collection of Artistically Quirky Cups
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29
Sweetly Surreal Photography
Sweetly Surreal Photography
Artist Sydney Sie Creates Playfully Abstract Images
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28
Digital Algorithm Paintings
Digital Algorithm Paintings
Steve Turner's Art Moves Create a Composition Appealing to the Viewer
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27
Forgotten Space Photography
Forgotten Space Photography
Court Yard by TJ Tambellini is Full of Beautiful Compositions & Color
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26
Suspended Steel Bard Strutures
Suspended Steel Bard Strutures
Steven Follen Celebrates Shakespeare With a 3D Bust Made from Stars
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25
Pop Culture Fashion Diagrams
Pop Culture Fashion Diagrams
Etsy's BeautifulPeaceShop Celebrates Television and Film Wardrobes
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24
Mesh Church Reconstructions
Mesh Church Reconstructions
This Artist Used Wire Mesh to Recreate an Early Christian Church
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23
Illuminating Wall Artwork
Illuminating Wall Artwork
The YOY 'Depth' Blurs the Line Between Artwork and Illumination
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22
Faceless Feminine Portraits
Faceless Feminine Portraits
Denise Grunstein's Conceptual Photography Features Ambiguous Subjects
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21
Alchemy Art Dioramas
Alchemy Art Dioramas
These Paper Sculptures Feature Lifelike Versions of Animals and Plants
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20
Macro Peacock Photography
Macro Peacock Photography
Waldo Nell's Macro Images Capture the Intricate Details of Bird Feathers
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19
Wall-to-Wall Coloring Books
Wall-to-Wall Coloring Books
The Giant Coloring Roll Turns the Childhood Pastime into Wallpaper Art
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18
Hand-Painted Designer Fridges
Hand-Painted Designer Fridges
The Frigoifero D’arte is Refrigerator Covered in Sicilian Artwork
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Candy-Colored Resin Flooring
Candy-Colored Resin Flooring
Peter Zimmermann Creates a Gorgeous Layered Effect on the Ground
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16
3D-Printed Classical Portraits
3D-Printed Classical Portraits
These Prints Render Famed Works of Art into Dimensional Figurines
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15
Sublime Pink Islands
Sublime Pink Islands
Christo et Jeanne-Claude Creates a Colorful Installation in Miami
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14
Chewing Gum Sculptures
Chewing Gum Sculptures
Unwrapped by Sam Kaplan is a Mind-Boggling Intricate Photo Series
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13
Abandoned Manhole Art
Abandoned Manhole Art
Installation Artist Biancoshock Turns Manholes into Cramped Miniature Rooms
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12
Architectural LEGO Creations
Architectural LEGO Creations
These LEGO Versions of Architectural Wonders Are Truly Awe-Inspiring
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11
Vintage Topography Wall Art
Vintage Topography Wall Art
This Vintage World Map Mural Can be Hung or Used as Wallpaper
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10
Suspended Origami Street Art
Suspended Origami Street Art
Mademoiselle Maurice Outdoor Installations are Made Using Paper
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9
Breathtaking Landscape Photography
Breathtaking Landscape Photography
Alexandre Felix Captures Epic Images of the Great Outdoors
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8
Alien Planet-Like Photography
Alien Planet-Like Photography
Celestial Series by David Brodeur Appears to Embrace a Candy Land
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7
Branded Design Exhibits
Branded Design Exhibits
The Nature of Motion Exhibit Aims to Connect Nike to the Design Community
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6
Monumental Wave Photography
Monumental Wave Photography
Warren Keelan Captures Incredible Swells Off the Shores of Australia
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5
Abstract Paper Sculptures
Abstract Paper Sculptures
Paper Drawings by Marit Roland is Comprised of Stunning Artworks
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4
Luminous Wall Decor Art
Luminous Wall Decor Art
The Startonight Wall Mural Decals Transition Scenes in Different Lights
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3
Artfully Handcrafted Motorcycles
Artfully Handcrafted Motorcycles
'k101' is a BMW-Inspired Motorcycle Made by Artists and Designers
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2
Incognito Grayscale Portraits
Incognito Grayscale Portraits
Japanese Photographer Zezn Captures Artistic Shots of Herself
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Gradient Black Tattoos
Gradient Black Tattoos
These Dotwork Tattoo Designs by Pawel Indulski Blend Into the Skin
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