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sculpture

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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sculpturesculp‧ture /ˈskʌlptʃə $ -ər/ ●●○ noun  1 sculpture.jpg [countable, uncountable]AVS an object made out of stone, wood, clay etc by an artistsculpture of a sculpture of an elephant an exhibition of sculpture2 [uncountable]AVS the art of making objects out of stone, wood, clay etcCOLLOCATIONSADJECTIVES/NOUN + sculpturea stone/marble/bronze etc sculpture (=made of stone, marble etc)Opposite the chapel is a bronze sculpture of Cardinal Schwarzenberg.an abstract sculpturean abstract sculpture of the universemonumental sculpture (=built as a monument)the monumental sculpture of ancient Greeceverbsmake a sculptureHe will be making a new sculpture for the exhibition.create/produce a sculptureLocal artists were asked to create sculptures for the garden.phrasesa piece of sculptureThis is a magnificent piece of sculpture.an exhibition of sculpturea large exhibition of modern sculpture
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sculptureIt's a sculpture garden above the eye-level of the birds.the history of European painting and sculpturea life-size bronze sculptureOnce moved by sculpture, she had a glimmer of its purpose.This revolution, however, was not launched until a generation after that in sculpture.In addition to paintings and collages, he does junk sculptures, carved-wood creations, drawings.All over the enormous lobby were living mobile sculptures.Sculptural monographs often contain little information on this topic, and photographs of sculptures insitu are missing.This is the first of a series of biennial exhibitions which will include painting, sculpture, photography, installation and video.The idea that these people could have designed the Parthenon or carved the sculptures of Praxiteles is laughable.
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