sculp·​tur·​al | \ ˈskəlp-chə-rəl How to pronounce sculptural (audio) , ˈskəlp-shrəl\

Definition of sculptural

1 : of or relating to sculpture
2 : resembling sculpture : sculpturesque

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More cosmologies unfold across the floor, where porcelain cheetahs from her grandmother’s collection stand watch over Halsey’s foil-and-foam-core sculptural panels that echo the set designs from P-Funk concerts. Michael Slenske,, "Lauren Halsey brings the funk to the L.A. art scene," 10 June 2019 Shahidi then moves to the inner eyes and brow bones, sketching sculptural, high-impact lines. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "Watch Yara Shahidi's Guide to Playful, Summer-Ready Eye Makeup," 22 May 2019 Featuring a sculptural bodice with a capelet neckline and a perfect midriff slit above the skirt, the dress gives the illusion of a crop top. Meagan Fredette, Teen Vogue, "Naomi Scott Won the Red Carpet in a Bubblegum Pink Brandon Maxwell Gown," 22 May 2019 Bressand spent three months with artisans in Ghana learning how to create sculptural baskets using a naturally golden straw from the savannah called elephant grass. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "Inès Bressand Is Crafting the Basket Bags You’ll Be Coveting This Spring," 23 Jan. 2019 As noted by Elle, Sophie took the LBD in a fresh direction with the help of her stylist Kate Young, choosing minimal accessories — bronze heels by Alexandre Birman and gold hoops by Carolina Bucci — to let the dress’s sculptural lines speak volumes. Teen Vogue, "Sophie Turner Wears Mugler Little Black Dress During "X-Men" Press Tour in Paris," 27 Apr. 2019 Coats were similarly sculptural, molded around the female form at Daniel Lee’s Bottega Veneta debut and at Jonathan Anderson’s brilliant Loewe show. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "The 7 Biggest Trends of the Fall 2019 Season," 12 Mar. 2019 Throughout the tower, Hogan’s light art installations have been interwoven to create many luminous sculptural moments. First Light, The Seattle Times, "Embracing city life at new art-filled condo tower," 29 Mar. 2019 For the first time, Wearstler has partnered with Danish heritage brand Georg Jensen on a sculptural six-piece collection made almost entirely out of stainless steel. Lucia Tonelli, ELLE Decor, "Kelly Wearstler Partners with Georg Jensen on a Sculptural New Collection," 28 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of sculptural

1796, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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