Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Three-dimensional works of art in which images and forms are produced in relief, in intaglio, or in the round. The term refers particularly to art works created by carving or engraving a hard material, by molding or casting a malleable material (which usually then hardens), or by assembling parts to create a three-dimensional object. It is typically used to refer to large or medium-sized objects made of stone, wood, bronze, or another metal. Small objects are typically referred to as "carvings" or another appropriate term. "Sculpture" refers to works that represent tangible beings, objects, or groups of objects, or are abstract works that have defined edges and boundaries and can be measured. As three-dimensional works become more diffused in space or time, or less tangible, use appropriate specific terms, such as "mail art" or "environmental art."
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: GEN MSS 1450
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of artwork by Ugo Carrega. It primarily documents Carrega's concrete or visual poetry, and includes examples of paintings, mixed media, and sculpture.
Call Number: WA MSS S-2601
The Franz R. and Kathryn M. Stenzel Collection of Western American Art Addition consists of thirty-two works of art, twenty Native American artifacts, and various prints and manuscript items, which decorated the home of Kathryn M. Stenzel until her death in 2006 and which comprise the remainder of the art collection that was donated in 1997.
Call Number: ART 43
The collection includes thesis documentation submitted as part of the School of Art's MFA degree requirements. These are not full theses and do not include the works of art themselves. The files often, but not always, contain images of works, inventories, artist's CV,and artist's statement.