Appreciate: Augusto Esquivel

Augusto EsquivelIt’s people like Miami-based Augusto Esquivel that make me love the creative process. Anyone can make art out of anything; with objects and material that normally wouldn’t come to mind like crayons and old t-shirts. Esquivel uses a medium that I would have never considered to create some spectacular installation art. In the picture above, Esquivel has strung together buttons on a clear wire and creates objects like this piano, a gramophone, and a fire hydrant, among other things. He says “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…..’ “. I believe that quote sums it all up quite nicely. More of his work can be found here.

Photo Credit: tumblr.com

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

PornBurger

Burger Perverts Welcome

The WordPress.com Blog

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.

Scrawled Ramblings

Fragments of thought; the building blocks of creativity

The Ruby Slippers

I am just a tiny part of a huge world

in the hearts of stars

life. love. boldface names.

ℰllie

"Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today"

Grantland

Sports and pop culture from our rotating cast of writers

Last Night's Parties and Last Night's Horrorshow

Elsewhere...and the moments in between.

Gratitude Journal

Living an Attitude of Gratitude

Sass and the City

A city girl with a diva twirl

life in a bubble

lifestyle blog

Matt on Not-WordPress

Stuff and things.

pure.digital.land

All About Digital Marketing

Eleven Reasons

A blog about things to watch, pictures to take, being a bit more hippie and lots of the number eleven.

%d bloggers like this: