verb (used with object), sculp·tured, sculp·tur·ing.
verb (used without object), sculp·tured, sculp·tur·ing.
Origin of sculpture
Related Words for sculpturesculpt, cut, fashion, chisel, cast, shape, hew, engrave, carve, model, mold, sculp
Examples from the Web for sculpture
Contemporary Examples of sculpture
Her very first sculpture, a metallic chrome unicorn aptly titled “Space Oracle,” sits on a pedestal directly in front.The Tiniest Jackson Pollock
November 5, 2014
Now, Borkson and Sandoval have created a Rorschach-esq sculpture.New York City’s New Mystery Art Piece
September 22, 2014
He emerges, barely, pared to his essence, like a sculpture hacked from ice.Haruki Murakami's Weird, Wonderful World
August 15, 2014
“Most of the time, the body language was very violent towards the sculpture,” Adicéam said.Pharrell’s ‘GIRLS’ Exhibit Stars...Pharrell?
May 29, 2014
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
April 25, 2014
Historical Examples of sculpture
Machinery is a triumph of handicraft as truly as sculpture and architecture.
They blamed me for everything—for my painting, my sculpture, and my health.
I have ten pictures and eight pieces of sculpture on exhibition.
Discouraged and disgusted with the theatre, my passion for sculpture increased.
I then decided to take a studio and devote myself to sculpture.
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)).