Sculpture art is a kind of plastic art, also known as sculpture. It is the general name of the three creation methods of sculpture, carving and sculpture. It refers to the use of various plastic materials (such as gypsum, resin, clay, etc.) or hard materials (such as wood, stone, metal, jade, agate, etc.) that can be carved or carved to create a visual and touchable artistic image with a certain space, so as to reflect social life and express the artist's aesthetic feelings, feelings and ideals.
According to the materials used, sculptures can be divided into wood carving, stone carving, bone carving, lacquer carving, shell carving, root carving, ice carving, clay sculpture, dough sculpture, ceramic sculpture, plaster sculpture, etc. The so-called three-dimensional sculpture refers to the multi-dimensional and multi angle. There are various ways and forms, including realistic and decorative, concrete and abstract, indoor and outdoor and so on.
The so-called commercial street sculpture, as the name suggests, is the sculpture placed in the commercial street, which is divided by the placement area of the sculpture. In fact, the scope of commercial street sculpture is very wide, whether it is figure sculpture, animal sculpture, cartoon sculpture or other kinds of abstract sculpture, can be placed in the commercial street. Therefore, the category of this classification is very wide.
At present, most of the most influential sculptures in China and the West are made of copper, such as Rodin's the thinker, the bronze age, and the statue of liberty. Most of the world's top sculptures are made of copper. Because of the texture, plasticity, unlimited specifications, and rich color texture of copper, they are suitable for sculpture, which is also unique to jade, wood, and stone carvings The effect achieved by this method.
Copper carving originated in the Shang and Zhou dynasties. It is a kind of sculpture made of copper by means of carving and casting. (Xiguan copper art) the art of copper carving mainly shows the beauty of shape, texture and decoration, and is mostly used to show mysterious and deterrent religious themes. The bronze Buddha is one of them. There are many kinds of bronze sculpture, including urban sculpture, landscape sculpture, figure sculpture, community sculpture and abstract sculpture. Copper casting has a long history and mature technology. The process of casting copper is more complex than that of forging copper, and the restoration of artistic creation is good. Therefore, it is suitable to be the material of fine works, which is very popular among artists, especially figure sculpture.