sculp·tor | \ ˈskəlp-tər \

Definition of sculptor 

: an artist who makes sculptures

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Shaw had endowed his flower girl with a much greater gift than a good ear: the ability to be free of her own sculptor. Corby Kummer, The Atlantic, "How Do Carousel and My Fair Lady Fare in 2018?," 8 July 2018 There are also dresses which reinterpret the work of sculptor Lorenzo Quinn and modern British artist Marc Quinn, whose Arctic Fox Grounds of Hampstead is owned by one of Khan’s 200-strong roster of couture clients. Luke Leitch, Vogue, "Skirts of Art: Farah Khan’s Go on Show at London’s Halcyon Gallery," 28 June 2018 And on a rainy day, a visit to the Rudolph Tegner Museum in Dronningmølle is a must, where the figurative work of early-20th-century Symbolist sculptor Rudolph Tegner fills a modernist cement bunker. Alex Postman, Condé Nast Traveler, "How to Summer on Denmark's Northern Coast," 22 June 2018 The 37th edition of the outdoor art fair returns Saturday and Sunday to Shain Park and surrounding streets with the work of more than 150 juried painters, sculptors, jewelry makers, fiber artists and more. Greg Crawford, Detroit Free Press, "Plan your weekend: Art Birmingham, CCS student exhibit, 'Company' at the Ringwald," 9 May 2018 Each of them created miniature artworks at one point in their careers, though none so small as the work of sculptor Willard Wigan, whose microscopic sculptures fit comfortably in the eye of a needle. Nicole Miller-coleman,, "The Mighty Mini: Exhibit of Tiny Artworks Designed to Open Doors to K-12 Art Education," 31 Mar. 2018 In a copyright infringement lawsuit, Las Vegas sculptor Robert Davidson sued the Postal Service five years ago over its 2011 forever stamp design. Amy Lieu, Fox News, "US Postal Service to pay $3.5M for using wrong Statue of Liberty on stamp," 6 July 2018 Fersen had Cesarini’s flashing good looks immortalized by a number of photographers, artists and sculptors, including Ierace, Hoeker, and Brunelleschi, and shopped in Paris for goodies to fill his establishment and set off the artworks. Hamish Bowles, Vogue, "Exploring Villa Lysis, an Aesthete’s Retreat in Capri," 28 June 2018 The Wells committee has chosen a prominent sculptor, Richard Hunt, and a location in Bronzeville, the heart of Chicago’s black community during the Great Migration. Peter Slevin,, "'You can’t just gloss over this history': The movement to honor Ida B. Wells gains momentum," 18 June 2018

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First Known Use of sculptor

1634, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sculptor

Latin, from sculpere

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: a person who makes sculptures

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