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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR 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.

Sculpture and painting equally with music must conform to the law of simplicity.

For fiction is an art, as painting is, as sculpture is, as acting is.

This sculpture in the memory is not without preestablished harmony.

The office of painting and sculpture seems to be merely initial.

Picture and sculpture are the celebrations and festivities of form.

WORD ORIGIN

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)).

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