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This page provides a range of information and links to resources on various materials and techniques in sculpture. Jump to a particular category using the contents list below, or scroll down to browse.
A three-dimensional work of art made by a variety of means, including carving wood, chiseling stone, casting or welding metal, molding clay or wax, or assembling materials. (MoMA Glossary of Art Terms)
Art Journal Open "presents artists’ projects, conversations and interviews, scholarly essays, and other forms of content. ... Contributions focus on post-1945 material with an emphasis on the contemporary, (and as) an online publication ... prioritizes material that makes meaningful use of the web."
Citations, Copyright and Fair Use in the Visual Arts
Copyright "is a form of protection grounded in the U.S. Constitution and granted by law for original works of authorship fixed in a tangible medium of expression. Copyright covers both published and unpublished works." Learn more here.
Fair Use allows "the unlicensed use of copyright-protected works in certain circumstances." Learn more here.
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The MLA, Chicago, and Turabian citation styles may be used in writing about art. Check your syllabus or contact your professor to find out which style they prefer.
Quick guides to citing images:
Citing Images in MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian styles - from University of Cincinnati
1. A technique involving the use of two or more artistic media, such as ink and pastel or painting and collage, that are combined in a single composition; 2. A designation for an artist who works with a number of different artistic media. (MoMA Glossary of Art Terms)
Search: Mixed media in the Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History