carver

Definitions of carver
  1. noun
    an artist who creates sculptures
    synonyms: sculptor, sculpturer, statue maker
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    Praxiteles
    ancient Greek sculptor (circa 370-330 BC)
    Frederic Auguste Bartholdi
    French sculptor best known for creating the Statue of Liberty now in New York harbor
    Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini
    Italian sculptor and architect of the baroque period in Italy; designed many churches and chapels and tombs and fountains (1598-1680)
    Constantin Brancusi
    Romanian sculptor noted for abstractions of animal forms (1876-1957)
    Alexander Calder
    United States sculptor who first created mobiles and stabiles (1898-1976)
    Benvenuto Cellini
    Italian sculptor (1500-1571)
    Thomas Crawford
    United States neoclassical sculptor (1814-1857)
    Donato di Betto Bardi
    Florentine sculptor famous for his lifelike sculptures (1386-1466)
    Sir Jacob Epstein
    British sculptor (born in the United States) noted for busts and large controversial works (1880-1959)
    Daniel Chester French
    United States sculptor who created the seated marble figure of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. (1850-1931)
    Alberto Giacometti
    Swiss sculptor and painter known for his bronze sculptures of elongated figures (1901-1966)
    Dame Barbara Hepworth
    British sculptor (1902-1975)
    Malvina Hoffman
    United States sculptor (1887-1966)
    Gaston Lachaise
    United States sculptor (born in France) noted for his large nude figures (1882-1935)
    Leonardo da Vinci
    Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect; the most versatile genius of the Italian Renaissance (1452-1519)
    Maya Lin
    United States sculptor and architect whose public works include the memorial to veterans of the Vietnam War in Washington (born in 1959)
    Jacques Lipchitz
    United States sculptor (born in Lithuania) who pioneered cubist sculpture (1891-1973)
    Lysippus
    Greek sculptor (4th century BC)
    Aristide Maillol
    French sculptor of monumental female nudes (1861-1944)
    Michelangelo Buonarroti
    Florentine sculptor and painter and architect; one of the outstanding figures of the Renaissance (1475-1564)
    Amedeo Modigliano
    Italian painter and sculptor (1884-1920)
    Henry Spencer Moore
    British sculptor whose works are monumental organic forms (1898-1986)
    Louise Nevelson
    United States sculptor (born in Russia) known for massive shapes of painted wood (1899-1988)
    Isamu Noguchi
    United States sculptor (1904-1988)
    Claes Thure Oldenburg
    United States sculptor (born in Sweden); a leader of the pop art movement who was noted for giant sculptures of common objects (born in 1929)
    Pheidias
    ancient Greek sculptor (circa 500-432 BC)
    Pablo Picasso
    prolific and influential Spanish artist who lived in France (1881-1973)
    Francois Auguste Rene Rodin
    French sculptor noted for his renderings of the human form (1840-1917)
    George Segal
    United States sculptor (born in 1924)
    David Roland Smith
    United States sculptor (1906-1965)
    Lorado Taft
    United States sculptor (1860-1936)
    types:
    sculptress
    a woman sculptor
    type of:
    artist, creative person
    a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
  2. noun
    makes decorative wooden panels
    synonyms: woodcarver
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    type of:
    woodman, woodsman, woodworker
    makes things out of wood
  3. noun
    someone who carves the meat
    synonyms: cutter
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    type of:
    diner
    a person eating a meal (especially in a restaurant)
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