Jan 27, 2013
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Piano & other Sculptures Made of Thousands of sewing Buttons by Augusto Esquivel

I am 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.

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…..”

Piano & other Sculptures Made of Thousands of sewing Buttons by Augusto Esquivel

Piano & other Sculptures Made of Thousands of sewing Buttons by Augusto Esquivel

Piano & other Sculptures Made of Thousands of sewing Buttons by Augusto Esquivel

Piano & other Sculptures Made of Thousands of sewing Buttons by Augusto Esquivel Piano & other Sculptures Made of Thousands of sewing Buttons by Augusto Esquivel

Piano & other Sculptures Made of Thousands of sewing Buttons by Augusto Esquivel

Piano & other Sculptures Made of Thousands of sewing Buttons by Augusto Esquivel

Piano & other Sculptures Made of Thousands of sewing Buttons by Augusto Esquivel

Piano & other Sculptures Made of Thousands of sewing Buttons by Augusto Esquivel

Piano & other Sculptures Made of Thousands of sewing Buttons by Augusto Esquivel

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