soft sculpture


noun

sculpture principally in vinyl, canvas, or other flexible material reproducing objects of characteristically rigid construction, as an electric fan, a typewriter, a set of drums, or a bathtub, in forms having a malleable texture and a liquescent, somewhat deflated appearance.

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Origin of soft sculpture

First recorded in 1965–70

OTHER WORDS FROM soft sculpture

soft-sculp·ture, adjective
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