Augusto Esquivel has taken an ordinary object, and has changed its purpose from functional to aesthetic. Some people see buttons as a means to fasten shirt collars and jackets, but Esquivel sees them as an atom of a molecule. By tediously stringing thousands of buttons together, he has created floating objects such as a piano, a grandfather clock and even Edison’s phonograph.
Japanese designer, Yuki Matsueda, has brought a whole new meaning to 3D art. His unique collection brings new life to common objects, such as eggs, cards, and exit signs.
Who would have imagined that some wire and a wooden board could make such beautiful art?! Artist, Gavin Worth, took his simple line art sketches and made one-of-a-kind sculptures.
Belgian artist, Wim Delvoye, is known for creating everyday items into artistic masterpieces.Take a look at the intricate detail in his latest collection of sculptured tires.
This Portuguese artist has used decaying buildings as a canvas. Each portrait is chipped out of brick, concrete and stucco walls. The layers exposed create some really dramatic effects. What a great way to bring old, decayed buildings back to life!