- a sculptural technique of organizing or composing into a unified whole a group of unrelated and often fragmentary or discarded objects.
- a work of art produced by this technique.Compare collage, found object, ready-made (def. 4).
OTHER WORDS FROM assemblagere·as·sem·blage, nounsub·as·sem·blage, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH assemblageassemblage , assembly
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How to use assemblage in a sentence
They are an assemblage of straps and buckles and padding that’s secured to the back seat by the car’s existing seatbelts or a latch buckle, and they’re designed to hold a child in place so they won’t be tossed around in the event of a crash.How Much Do We Really Care About Children? (Ep. 447)|Stephen J. Dubner|January 14, 2021|Freakonomics
Domesticity takes many guises in Daniel Wickerham and Malcolm Lomax’s towering assemblages, which rely heavily on photographic images but also include 3-D objects.In the galleries: A towering exhibit offers a new definition of domestic life|Mark Jenkins|January 1, 2021|Washington Post
The assemblages allude to toys and games and appear harmless, yet the local artist has named the show “The Dangerous Playground.”In the galleries: Where artists engage with the earth|Mark Jenkins|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
It’s part of the Make Amazon Pay campaign, an assemblage of organized labor, human rights organizations, environmentalists and other groups that are demanding changes at the Seattle-based company in a program of protests and online press conferences.Thousands of Amazon workers will walk off the job today to fight for fair pay and COVID protections|Ian Mount|November 27, 2020|Fortune
He can also be described as an assemblage of atoms that exhibits complex, life-like behavior.The Physicist’s New Book of Life - Issue 92: Frontiers|Michael Brooks|October 21, 2020|Nautilus
“The street pole that tells a wonderful story,” Maria told the assemblage.How Brooklyn’s First Ice Cream Girl Fought City Hall–and Won|Michael Daly|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The hallucination is visually incoherent, either a rough approximation of text or a random assemblage of letters.Knocking on Heaven's Door: True Stories of Unexplained, Uncanny Experiences at the Hour of Death|Patricia Pearson|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of course, the result is a wonderful modernist assemblage that has an almost Surrealist flavor.Old Master as Ax Murderer?|Blake Gopnik|December 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His art collides gay culture, outsider art, religious camp and sophisticated assemblage and installation.The Apotheosis of Camp|Blake Gopnik|December 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She saunters down the castle steps and stares out at a gloomy assemblage of soldiers.Kristen Stewart, Star of ‘Snow White and the Huntsman,’ Isn’t Deserving of Your Scorn|Marlow Stern|May 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At the confluence of these two rivers there was the finest assemblage of Savages that I have yet seen.
A vast assemblage of countless thousands of women, and boys, and wan and starving men, gathered in the streets of Paris.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
Seldom has war brought together such a motley assemblage of races as gathered on the Ridge during the siege of Delhi.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Castile enjoyed the supremacy in that great assemblage of races and languages.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
And, from the above assemblage of facts, it appears evident that the said Diard killed himself voluntarily and by his own hand.Juana|Honore de Balzac