sculptural relief

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Related to sculptural relief: high relief, low relief, alto-relievo
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Noun1.sculptural relief - sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding backgroundsculptural relief - sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
alto relievo, alto rilievo, high relief - a sculptural relief in which forms extend out from the background to at least half their depth
bas relief, basso relievo, basso rilievo, low relief - a sculptural relief in which forms extend only slightly from the background; no figures are undercut
half-relief, mezzo-relievo, mezzo-rilievo - a sculptural relief between low relief and high relief
sculpture - a three-dimensional work of plastic art
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This year alone Sally has had two sculptures accepted for a Royal Society of Marine Artists exhibition at the Mall Galleries in London; three of her sculptures are currently being shown by the Society of Wildlife Artists at the Mall; a sculptural relief was short-listed for the National Open Art Competition; and she has just seen four pieces shown in the Society of Graphic Fine Art annual exhibition at the Menier Gallery in London - one of which was runner-up for the Visitors Choice Award.
Castellani's monumental work was commissioned as a key part of the immersive experience of the house, a luminous white wall turned into a sculptural relief due to the nails beneath the canvas that lend its surface dynamism from the play of light.
A friend of mine works at Matix Clothing in California, and I get great insights from their cutting-edge design, colors and textiles," explains Hewes at the store's new digs on Main Street, where clients are clamoring for hip sculptural relief tiles in glass and ceramic.
While still restricted to a black and white palette, the painted surface imagery is freed from constraints and boundaries, freely following and caressing the form and sculptural relief of the surface.
The sculptural relief, Kind of Blue, is approximately six feet high and five feet wide, and was fabricated in blue-painted aluminum by Kevin Barrett, who exhibits his work in galleries and museums nationally.
The process is a way of building up a sculptural relief on a surface using successive layers of slip.
I find particularly inadequate her discussion of the artistic narrative conventions, that is, the ways in which stories are depicted in sculptural relief.
The outcome was a wall decoration that had the satisfying fixity of a sculptural relief, even as its figural and vegetal protagonists seemed to hover over its surface.
Bogart's I Don't Know, 2008, is as much a sculptural relief as an agitated painting.
Attaching the papier-mache masks created a unique sculptural relief.
The lobby, filled with artworks by Richard Lippold and Josef Albers, seemed to be trying too hard to compensate for the structure's overall lack of interestingness; the same was true of Edward Larrabee Barnes and Charles Forberg's wonderfully evocative, Saarinen-like lobby design--all white swooping forms and low-slung furniture and sculptural relief maps.