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...
- A sculpture garden or sculpture park is an outdoor garden dedicated to the presentation of sculpture, usually several permanently sited works in durable...
- Ancient Gr**** sculpture is the sculpture of ancient Greece. Modern scholarship identifies three major stages. Frequent subjects were the battles, mythology...
- topical guide to sculpture: A sculpture – human-made three-dimensional art object. Sculpture or sculptingactivity of creating sculptures. A person who...
- A sculpture trail - also known as "a culture walk" or "art trail" - is a walkway through open-air galleries of outdoor sculptures along a defined route...
- Sculptures have been an indispensable part of Bangladeshi culture. The earliest sculptures in Bangladesh discovered so far date back to the 3rd century...
- 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...
- The history of sculpture in the United States begins in the 1600s "with the modest efforts of craftsmen who adorned gravestones, Bible boxes, and various...
- The Sculpture by the Sea exhibition in Sydney and Perth is [[Australioutdoor sculpture exhibition. This exhibition was initiated in 1997, at Bondi Beach...
- Save Outdoor Sculpture! (SOS!) is a community-based effort to identify, do****ent, and conserve outdoor sculpture in the United States. By fostering awareness...