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Buttons as Contemporary Art, Reimagined in NYC Exhibition

There's no denying buttons are an important clothing item, but can they rise to the level of art? A new exhibition at a Manhattan gallery proves they can. In the hands of 11 artists, the everyday, mundane objects are used to create sculptures, portraits and amazing wearable art — some political, personal or whimsical. Each artist is "pushing buttons" beyond their normal use and reimagines and repurposes them as an artistic medium in contemporary art, said Peter...

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