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July 5, 2006
by Aristotle

Urban vinyl art toys firstly appeared and became very popular in Japan, nevertheless in the last few years the toy culture has expanded itself to other countries. Most vinyl art toys usually can be found in gadget shops and innovative design-conscious toy shops; some become rarities and are hard to get as they are produced in limited numbers and they fly off the shelves super fast.

Alot of famous and very talented illustrators, cartoonists and artists have shown a big interest in designing art toys; Jim Woodring, Jermaine Rogers, Gary Baseman, Tim Biskup are a few of the many artists responsible for some of the wickedest, most surreal and very imaginative vinyl art toyz around.