3d Button Sculptures by Augusto Esquivel
3d Button Sculptures by Augusto Esquivel. American artist Augusto Esquivel lives in Miami. He creates unique three-dimensional sculptures entirely of buttons. For his amazing works he needs thousands of sewing buttons, great patience and talent. And the result – these incredibly beautiful sculptures, and even some iconic faces, for instance, Audrey Hepburn. The creative and talented artist Augusto Esquivel is often obsessed with comparisons of reality and potential and the balance between them, in art: the idea of chaos in perfect order: an object seemingly solid to the eye can also be fragile and inconsistent to the touch; a common object used to create a piece of art becomes transformed into something complicated and intriguing.
The artist’s statement: “I realize how insignificant and small a simple sewing button can be as it lays in my grandmother’s sewing box, but at the same time how unique and precious it can become as part of a work of art. Like an atom in a molecule, each button serves and shapes the whole. I hold the button to my ear and it whispers to me, “I want to be…..”