wax figure

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Noun1.wax figure - an effigy (usually of a famous person) made of waxwax figure - an effigy (usually of a famous person) made of wax
effigy, simulacrum, image - a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture); "the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln"; "the emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone"
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An Indonesian museum that allowed visitors to take selfies with a life-size wax sculpture of Hitler against a backdrop of Auschwitz concentration camp has removed the exhibit following complaints, the manager said.
Little Dancer Aged Fourteen" was a wax sculpture created by Edgar Degas in 1881.
I sculpt a figure in clay, reproduce it in wax and weave stitch by stitch around the wax sculpture.
Hope this museum will adhere to such standards," said a wax sculpture artist who had worked with Madame Tussauds in London.
The wax sculpture is available for volunteers to place their marks this week at the Art Gallery of Windsor, 401 Riverside Drive West: 10 a.
De Weldon, who was transfixed by an Associated Press image of the February 19, 1945, flag planting, cancelled a weekend leave to model a wax sculpture of the photo to present to the chiefs of staff.
At Etemad Gallery, a former furniture warehouse in Al Quoz, a beige wax sculpture of a human torso riddled with bullets and shells stands in the shadows.
The London wax sculpture museum said it will try to book a sitting with Middleton after her wedding on April 29 and it would then take sculptors up to four months to make the model, the BBC reported on its website.
During her first official showing as a wax sculpture the girl was "wearing" a bodice, a tulle skirt, stockings, ballet shoes, a horse-hair wig and a satin ribbon.
From berlin's new memorial commemorating the gay victims of National Socialism to the wax sculpture of Hitler on display in the local Madame Tussaud's, debate surrounds everything where remembrance and representation of the Shoah are concerned.
If this wasn't a wax sculpture of the former Lakers center, then .
Cath Keay, who is working towards her PhD in Fine Art at Newcastle University, uses nature to help shape her artwork, which ranges from a wax sculpture in a beehive to terracotta advertising signs under a pier.