Definition of sculpture. Meaning of sculpture. Synonyms of sculpture

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Definition of sculpture

Sculpture
Sculpture Sculp"ture (?; 135), n. [L. sculptura: cf. F. sculpture.] 1. The art of carving, cutting, or hewing wood, stone, metal, etc., into statues, ornaments, etc., or into figures, as of men, or other things; hence, the art of producing figures and groups, whether in plastic or hard materials. 2. Carved work modeled of, or cut upon, wood, stone, metal, etc. There, too, in living sculpture, might be seen The mad affection of the Cretan queen. --Dryden.
Sculpture
Sculpture Sculp"ture (?; 135), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sculptured; p. pr. & vb. n. Sculpturing.] To form with the chisel on, in, or from, wood, stone, or metal; to carve; to engrave. Sculptured tortoise (Zo["o]l.), a common North American wood tortoise (Glyptemys insculpta). The shell is marked with strong grooving and ridges which resemble sculptured figures.

Meaning of sculpture from wikipedia

- Sculpture is the branch of the visual arts that operates in three dimensions. It is one of the plastic arts. Durable sculptural processes originally used...
- The first known sculpture in the Indian subcontinent is from the Indus Valley civilization (3300–1700 BC), found in sites at Mohenjo-daro and Harappa...
- sculptures: Spider or Crouching Spider Maman (1999) is a bronze, stainless steel, and marble sculpture by the artist Louise Bourgeois. The sculpture,...
- soon graced a po****r US postage stamp. LOVE's original rendering in sculpture was made in 1970 and is displa**** in Indiana at the Indianapolis Museum...
- for sculptures. Alberto Giacometti's L'Homme au doigt was auctioned for $141.3m at Christie's in May 2015, the highest price for any sculpture at auction...
- The Cubi series is a group of stainless steel sculptures built from cubes, rectangular solids and cylinders with spheroidal or flat endcaps. These pieces...
- topical guide to sculpture: A sculpture – human-made three-dimensional art object. Sculpture or sculptingactivity of creating sculptures. A person who...
- Modern sculpture is generally considered to have begun with the work of Auguste Rodin, who is seen as the progenitor of modern sculpture. While Rodin...
- either a sculpture produces light, or light is used to create a "sculpture" through the mani****tion of light, colours, and shadows. These sculptures can be...
- The study of Roman sculpture is complicated by its relation to Gr**** sculpture. Many examples of even the most famous Gr**** sculptures, such as the Apollo...