plastic art
noun Date: 1804 1. art (as sculpture or bas-relief) characterized by modeling ; three-dimensional art 2. visual art (as painting, sculpture, or film) especially as distinguished from art that is written (as poetry or music) — often used in plural

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  • plastic art — 1. an art, as sculpture, in which forms are carved or modeled. 2. an art, as painting or sculpture, in which forms are rendered in or as if in three dimensions. [1630 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • plastic art — noun A visual art such as painting and sculpture, in contrast to music which is auditory …   Wiktionary

  • plastic art — noun (C, U) technical art which shows things in ways in which they can be clearly seen, especially painting or sculpture …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • plastic art — /plæstɪk ˈat/ (say plastik aht) noun 1. three dimensional art created from modelling, moulding, etc., as sculpture, as distinct from painting and drawing. 2. (usually plural) any of the creative visual arts, including sculpture, painting, drawing …   Australian English dictionary

  • plastic art — Sculpture …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • plastic art and plastic arts —    First of all, such uses of plastic very rarely refer to art made with petroleum byproducts, but instead to the original meaning of plasticity or plastic quality sculptural, modeled, or malleable. The singular form, plastic art generally refers …   Glossary of Art Terms

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