sculpture


sculpture
01. Rodin's [sculpture] of "The Thinker" is one of the most famous statues in the world.
02. For the Christmas party, the chef [sculpted] an angel out of chocolate.
03. The artist was commissioned to [sculpt] a mermaid to go in front of the apartment building complex.
04. The cliffs have been [sculpted] by the wind and sea for thousands of years.
05. The [sculpture] "La Pieta" by Michelangelo depicts Mary holding the dying Jesus in her arms.
06. At the Carnaval du Quebec, people [sculpt] different shapes and forms out of snow and ice.
07. While working in the far north, Gloria bought a number of soapstone [sculptures] from local Inuit artists.
08. In 1814, a magnificent stone [sculpture] of the Buddha was unearthed in a jungle on the Indonesian island of Java.
09. The hairdresser [sculpted] the model's hair into the form of a Christmas tree for the holiday fashion show.
10. American [sculptor] Henry Moore made some really interesting artworks.
11. Auguste Rodin once said that [sculpture] is the art of the hole and the lump.
12. Thoreau once suggested that thought is the [sculptor] who can create the person you want to be.
13. Constantin Brancusi once remarked that architecture is inhabited [sculpture].
14. The Parthenon was built to house [sculptures] depicting the patron goddess Athena.
15. Artists in Kenya [sculpt] large ivory or gold figures which have religious significance.
16. In May of 1972, the [sculpture] "La Pieta" by Michelangelo was attacked and seriously damaged by a crazed man.
17. River systems are the major agents by which the Earth's surface is [sculptured] into a variety of landforms.

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  • Sculpture — • In the widest sense of the term, sculpture is the art of representing in bodily form men, animals, and other objects in stone, bronze, ivory, clay and similar materials Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Sculpture     Sculpture …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • SCULPTURE — LORSQUE, dans les débuts de la civilisation occidentale, Aristote se demande ce que sont les choses naturelles et artificielles, de quoi elles sont composées, et qu’il édifie alors la théorie des quatre causes (matérielle, formelle, efficiente,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sculpture — en ronde bosse. David de Michel Ange La sculpture est une activité artistique qui consiste à concevoir et réaliser des formes en volume, en relief, soit en ronde bosse, en haut relief, en bas relief, par modelage, par taille directe, par soudure… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sculpture — Sculpture. s. m. L art de sculper. Il s addonne à la sculpture. il excelle dans la sculpture. Il se prend aussi, pour L ouvrage du sculpteur. La sculpture de ce portrait est fort belle. on a payé tant pour la sculpture de cet autel. cette frise… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • sculpture — [skulp′chər] n. [ME < L sculptura < sculptus, pp. of sculpere: see SCULPTOR] 1. the art of carving wood, chiseling stone, casting or welding metal, molding clay or wax, etc. into three dimensional representations, as statues, figures, forms …   English World dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sculpture — ► NOUN 1) the art of making three dimensional figures and shapes, especially by carving stone or wood or casting metal. 2) a work of such a kind. ► VERB 1) make or represent by sculpture. 2) (sculptured) formed or shaped as if by sculpture,… …   English terms dictionary

  • sculpture — late 14c., from L. sculptura sculpture, from pp. stem of sculpere to carve, engrave, back formation from compounds such as exculpere, from scalpere to carve, cut, from PIE root * (s)kel to cut, cleave …   Etymology dictionary

  • 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. [1913 Webster] {Sculptured tortoise} (Zo[ o]l.), a common North American… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sculpture — index contour (shape) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • sculpture — sculpture, sculpt, sculp *carve, chisel, engrave, incise, etch Analogous words: shape, fashion, form (see MAKE): depict, portray, *represent …   New Dictionary of Synonyms