verb (used with object), sculp·tured, sculp·tur·ing.
verb (used without object), sculp·tured, sculp·tur·ing.
- sculptor's tool,
- scultetus bandage,
Origin of sculpture
Examples from the Web for sculpture
Her very first sculpture, a metallic chrome unicorn aptly titled “Space Oracle,” sits on a pedestal directly in front.
Now, Borkson and Sandoval have created a Rorschach-esq sculpture.
He emerges, barely, pared to his essence, like a sculpture hacked from ice.
“Most of the time, the body language was very violent towards the sculpture,” Adicéam said.
Historical photographs on view in the exhibition show a crazy quilt of painting and sculpture.The Most Wanted Warhol: A Scandal at the 1964 World’s Fair|Jessica Dawson|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Whatever the quality of the sculpture was, it was always there, and added life to the whole.Architecture|Thomas Roger Smith
Wandering hither and thither at hazard, he found himself in the great gallery devoted to Egyptian stone objects and sculpture.Smith and the Pharaohs, and Other Tales|Henry Rider Haggard
Manifested a taste for sculpture when quite young, and modelled likenesses of the members of her family.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
Her growing interest in sculpture and architecture is matched by a magnificent opportunity.American Sketches|Charles Whibley
In Ionian and early Attic sculpture women appear closely wrapped up in drapery.The Legacy of Greece|Various
verb (mainly tr)
Word Origin for sculpture
late 14c., from Latin sculptura "sculpture," from past participle stem of sculpere "to carve, engrave," back-formation from compounds such as exculpere, from scalpere "to carve, cut," from PIE root *(s)kel- (1) "to cut, cleave" (see scale (n.1)).