Button Creations

Artwork by Augusto Esquivel (5)

Artist Augusto Esquivel is well-known for making three-dimensional sculptures from sewing buttons. “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,” [1]  explains Esquivel.

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1. "Statement." augustoesquivel.com. Retrieved on December 8th, 2011.

Photos © Augusto Esquivel

Adriana de Barros

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Having opened her own clothing company in her twenties, Adriana has created successful projects for over a decade in the fields of design, illustration, fashion and web. She is the award-winning designer and editor-in-chief of Scene 360's Illusion magazine. When not online, she is enjoying the quiet life walking her shih tzu at seaside. Follow the author @scene360, and see more articles here.

December 10, 2011 3D Art Recycled Sculpture