Sculpture is the branch of the visual arts that operates in three dimensions. Sculpture is the three-dimensional art work which is physically presented in the dimensions of height, width and depth. It is one of the plastic arts.
Sculpture, an artistic form in which hard or plastic materials are worked into three-dimensional art objects. The designs may be embodied in freestanding objects, in reliefs on surfaces, or in environments ranging from tableaux to contexts that envelop the spectator arts.
There are four main types of classical sculpture, defined by the materials an artist chooses to use. The four traditional materials for created a sculpture were stone carving, bronze casting, wood carving, or clay firing.
Types of sculpture
Sculpture is the art of making forms and figures in clay or other materials or a product of such an art. An example of a sculpture is a clay statue of a famous figure.
The term "sculpture" is often used mainly to describe large works, which are sometimes called monumental sculpture, meaning either or both of sculpture that is large, or that is attached to a building.
The seven elements are line, colour, value, shape, form, space, and texture. Sculpture is the branch of the visual arts that operates in three dimensions. It is one of the plastic arts. Durable sculptural processes originally used carving and modelling, in stone, metal, ceramics, wood and other materials but, since Modernism, there has been an almost complete freedom of materials and process.
To make a sculpture, you need to use formal elements such as space, shape, form, tone, texture, and colour. The way you use these elements to make the sculpture is to make the shapes, patterns, and lines.
The action or art of processing (as by carving, modelling, or welding) plastic or hard materials into works of art.
Sculpture is a great pretender; a fabrication that points to our need for storytelling and artifice. We have art so we won't die of truth. Sculpture networks ideas, articulates subjectivities and creates communities. Sculpture reflects its place – its society – its time.