The word sculpture is a noun. Sculpture means (1) creating figures or designs in three dimensions, (2) a three-dimensional work of plastic art.
Sculpture is also a verb that means (1) shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it, (2) create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word sculpture.
Oldest professional sculpture organization in the United States with 4000 members. The NSS website provides information about education in sculpture, sculpture exhibits, and holds meetings for members. There is a directory of resources for sculptors, and information about NSS scholarships.
Founded in 1960, the ISC is a member-supported, nonprofit organization that strives to advance the creation and understanding of sculpture and its contribution to society. Members include sculptors, patrons, collectors, and others with an interest in and commitment to the field of sculpture.
Part of the Smithsonian Institute, the Hirshhorn is the Museum for contemporary art and sculpture located on the Mall in Washington D.C. The website contains information about visiting, exhibitions, important archival collections, and research facilities.
Art schools educate students in the visual arts, including art education, ceramics, painting, sculpture, studio art, and graphic design. Page includes an art and design school directory.
The following articles provide recent sculpture-related news.
A man was shot and wounded on Monday during a protest near a museum in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico, police said, where demonstrators were reported to be trying to tear down a sculpture of a 16th-century Spanish conquistador.
Reuters. Tuesday, 16 Jun 2020 09:47:26 -0400.