English translation: 'monolithic' or 'nuclear', self-contained sculpture/scp. worked out of the block
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German term or phrase:
'monolithic' or 'nuclear', self-contained sculpture/scp. worked out of the block
Thank you for your help with this, extremely useful, just the sort of ideas I was 'playing' around with in my mind, but struggling to get terminology right - thanks again! 4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer
The context is an introduction to an exhibition of sculpture and relating the historical trajectory of a particular architectural/sculptural phenomenon ('Blops'!!); they have, 'von der Kernplastik zum Environment bis hin zur Architektur ausgedehnt' - any help?
eh? This really does need more context. Got piccies? Description? could be anything from a Japanese garden with cherry stones for pebbles (try it but don't eat all the cherries alone or at one go), to Chetan's interp. and that in a no. of senses.
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casper Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 12
'nuclear' sculpture; sculpture in (or out of) the block; traditional (concept of) sculpture
Explanation: Thx for the context, ger67. Jogged me memory - this is trad sculpture (including 20th C., some of Moore ff; but maybe not so much Brancusi, & not Caro, Calder...) in the sense that it ISN'T 'installation' or pronouncedly integrative of the space around it, nor consisting of various elements strewn about and only connected into a whole by the viewer. 'Monolithic' may be too strong/specific. 'Nuclear' indeed, in the sense of 'centred' etc. Try: für die plastische Masse der Kernplastik der Skulptur aus Stamm und Block. entwickelt“ ... [Colour of Sculpture, 1996] The Colour of Sculpture. 1840–1910. ... www.freidok.uni-freiburg.de/volltexte/850/pdf/1_Kornhoff_Di...
Thx for the points; but there may be someone out there with a better term for the same meaning (24-hour period). Here's a clearer German source than the one I first found: http://www.uni-stuttgart.de/kg1/lehre/kvv_archiv/kvv_ss05.pd...
Die Skulpturen Auguste Rodins mit ihrer Loslösung von der genauen Wiedergabe und den formalen Freiheiten in der Gestaltung plastischer Massen in Marmor und Bronze sind einer von zwei Ausgangspunkten der gesamten modernen Skulptur des 20. Jahrhunderts. Rodin starb 1917 – im selben Jahr, in
dem Duchamp sein erstes „Ready-made“, das „Urinoir“ ausstellte. Während Rodin von einem plastischen Kern aus gearbeitet hatte, installiert Duchamp ein fertiges Objekt.
Stephen Reader Local time: 22:12 Specializes in field Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 115