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Definition of Sculpture

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.
  3. To form with the chisel on, in, or from, wood, stone, or metal; to carve; to engrave.

Sculpture Quotations

Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.
Frank Zappa

I'm a very positive person, but this whole concept of having to always be nice, always smiling, always happy, that's not real. It was like I was wearing a mask. I was becoming this perfectly chiselled sculpture, and that was bad. That took a long time to understand.
Alicia Keys

What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
Joseph Addison

Sculpture is the art of the intelligence.
Pablo Picasso

Why must art be static? You look at an abstraction, sculptured or painted, an entirely exciting arrangement of planes, spheres, nuclei, entirely without meaning. It would be perfect, but it is always still. The next step in sculpture is motion.
Alexander Calder
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Sculpture Translations

sculpture in Dutch is uithouwen, beeldhouwen, uithakken
sculpture in French is sculpture
sculpture in Spanish is escultura
sculpture in Swedish is skulptut, skulptera, skulptur
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