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You enter reception up steps past an unusual old stone sculpture of a howling hound. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That is probably how they got into art or sculpture in the first place. Your One Week Way to Mind-Fitness (1994)The blurring of paintings and sculptures works well throughout the building. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It consists of a group of three striking sculptures. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Over the years he built up a distinctive collection of sculptures and pictures. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He swipes thick pigment round shapes as a sculpture might sweep a fistful of clay. Times, Sunday Times (2013)During this period his interests had come to focus on painting and sculpture. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Security is tight and each home has an individual stone sculpture to impress guests. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Another photo shows a detainee relaxing as he makes a sculpture in an art class. The Sun (2010)His dual nationality is central to his art which ranges from painting and photography to sculpture and installation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Your beautiful carved ice swan sculpture! The Sun (2011)He doesn't want to make sculpture in the way the past made it. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But after an injury he returned to the Spanish capital to study drawing and sculpture. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He wants to do more bronzes, more sculptures. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Does this in itself signal changing attitudes to imperial relief sculpture, or economic decline? The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Organisers are promising a magical weekend of ice sculptures and outdoor entertainment, ironically with a sprinkling of snow guaranteed. The Sun (2010)A lot of my sculptures are cast in plaster, then cast again in polyester. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are carvings, sculptures, reliefs and smaller pictures propped or hung against larger ones. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is like an artist using different media, such as sculpture, clay and painting. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I also do wood sculpture and I love cooking. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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British English: sculpture /ˈskʌlptʃə/ NOUN
A sculpture is a work of art that is produced by carving or shaping materials such as stone or clay.
There were stone sculptures of different animals.
- American English: sculpture
- Arabic: فَنُّ النَحْت
- Brazilian Portuguese: escultura
- Chinese: 雕塑
- Croatian: skulptura
- Czech: socha
- Danish: skulptur
- Dutch: beeldhouwwerk
- European Spanish: escultura
- Finnish: kuvanveisto
- French: sculpture
- German: Skulptur
- Greek: γλυπτό
- Italian: scultura
- Japanese: 彫刻
- Korean: 조각술
- Norwegian: skulptur
- Polish: rzeźba
- European Portuguese: escultura
- Romanian: sculptură
- Russian: скульптура
- Spanish: escultura
- Swedish: skulptur
- Thai: การแกะสลัก
- Turkish: heykel
- Ukrainian: скульптура
- Vietnamese: tác phẩm điêu khắc
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