[ adjective ] relating to or consisting of sculpture


"sculptural embellishments"

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(Clement Greenberg, "Collage" in his Art and...)

In the upper center of Braque 's first collage , Fruit_Dish ( in Douglas_Cooper 's collection ) , a bunch of grapes is rendered with such conventionally vivid sculptural effect as to lift it practically off the picture_plane .

Some time in 1912 , Picasso cut_out and folded a piece_of_paper in the shape of a guitar ; to this he glued and fitted other pieces_of_paper and four taut strings , thus creating a sequence of flat surfaces in real and sculptural space to which there clung only the vestige of a picture_plane .

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[ adjective ] resembling sculpture


"her finely modeled features" "rendered with...vivid sculptural effect" "the sculpturesque beauty of the athletes' bodies"

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