What is another word for sculpture?

Pronunciation: [skˈʌlpt͡ʃə] (IPA)

Sculpture is a form of artistic expression that involves creating three-dimensional artwork using various materials such as stone, metal, wood, and clay, and often involves carving, molding or casting. There are many synonyms for sculpture, including statuary, carving, modeling, casting, and figure-making. Other terms such as relief, bust, effigy, and monument are also used to describe different types of sculptures. Each of these terms conveys a different sense of the artwork and its purpose, whether it be to depict a person or event, or to evoke a particular emotion or concept. Whatever the form or style, sculpture remains an enduring form of artistic expression that allows us to capture the beauty of the world around us in tangible form.

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Usage examples for Sculpture

This group has been declared to hold the same place in modern sculpture that Meissonier's picture of "The Quarrel," the original of which is the property of Queen Victoria, holds in modern painting.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
Museums, mosaics, pictures, sculpture, were to them less than names.
"The Furnace"
Rose Macaulay
And our remedy as it was in a dream was at once effective-sculpture and painting became as free and as strong an influence in our national life in Britain as literature is at this moment-then came a frightful explosion!
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch

Famous quotes with Sculpture

  • What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
    Joseph Addison
  • I really don't have a theme when I start a sculpture. The rock guides me to the final sculpture. I think that is true for many creative sculpture artists.
    Jimmy Carl Black
  • Architecture is inhabited sculpture.
    Constantin Brancusi
  • Whether you listen to a piece of music, or a poem, or look at a picture or a jug, or a piece of sculpture, what matters about it is not what it has in common with others of its kind, but what is singularly its own.
    Basil Bunting
  • But I don't think that sculpture belongs in everyday life like a table does, or like a chair.
    Anthony Caro

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