bio·​mor·​phic | \ ˌbī-ō-ˈmȯr-fik How to pronounce biomorphic (audio) \

Definition of biomorphic

: resembling or suggesting the forms of living organisms biomorphic sculptures biomorphic images

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Recent Examples on the Web Unmentioned in the commission meeting was Arrechea, who designed a pair of biomorphic works to be installed over the eastern end of the lake. Los Angeles Times, 22 Apr. 2022 Scholars have likened his biomorphic imagery to the ancient rock formations of his native Brittany. Washington Post, 12 Feb. 2022 All those things surely shaped her art, but biomorphic forms seem foremost in her work. Washington Post, 19 Nov. 2021 There, working with local artisans, Pasqualetti launched their own line of jewelry, featuring biomorphic shapes made using leftover stone from the interiors industry and found objects. Vogue, 8 Oct. 2021 There are also examples of her botanical sketches, works on paper, biomorphic collages, assemblage boxes, and recent soft sculpture and paintings on canvas depicting flora in a limitless variety of patterns. Margie Goldsmith, Forbes, 8 Apr. 2021 Although Bacon sometimes downplayed Picasso’s influence, the older artist’s biomorphic figures and scrambled anatomies are an obvious precursor to Bacon’s figures. Jeremy Lybarger, The New Republic, 7 Apr. 2021 Smooth and organic-looking, this Doug could be taken for a biomorphic sculpture. Sarah L. Kaufman, Washington Post, 5 Nov. 2020 Even before Vogue revisited these biomorphic dots, celebrities had caught on, though. Steff Yotka, Vogue, 29 Sep. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of biomorphic

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Biomorphic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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