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Incredible Spatial Sculptures Using Colorful Suspended Buttons

Miami-based artist Augusto Esquivel realistically duplicates objects by suspending thousands of sewing buttons on mere strings. Each strand of his incredible sculptural pieces work with their adjacent string of buttons to create colorful replicas of everything, from a basic geometric cube to a stone fountain covered in flowers and spouting water.

Hiroshi Fuji, installation exhibit " Central Kaeru Station -- Where have all these toys come from?" Includes this fabulous Toy Saurus Sculpture made from recycled toys. The exhibit uses toys and recycled materials amassed as part of the artists " kaekko" project, 13 years in the making with over 5000 events and 1000 locations in Japan and other countries.

from Jess Findlay Photography

The 15 Most Spectacular Hummingbirds!

Fiery-throated Hummingbird - There are about 338 different species of hummingbirds. There are few other birds that rival the spectacular iridescence of the Fiery-throated Hummingbird. Found only in the cloud forest of Costa Rica and western Panama.

David Batchelor's Parapillar 7 (Multicolour) 2006 Steel support with plastic, metal, rubber, painted wood and feather objects 267 x 78 x 78 cm