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bas-relief

sculpture in low relief, in which the forms project slightly from the background but no part is completely detached from it

bas-relief

[¦ba·ri¦lēf]
(graphic arts)

bas-relief, basso-relievo, basso-rilievo

A carving, embossing, or casting moderately protruded from the background plane; low relief.
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La Mosquee est aussi celebre pour son minaret haut oE se trouve une grande pendule et est caracterisee par les bas-reliefs et les gravures minutieuses.
Among other interesting artifacts, the excavations of the temple revealed some magnificent polychrome bas-reliefs, including two that are now on exhibit at the Luxor Museum.
Other bas-reliefs feature scenes from the Battle of Stara Zagora, the signing of the Treaty of San Stefano and the opening ceremony of the Constituent National Assembly in Veliko Tarnovo, as well as portraits of prominent Bulgarian figures from the period.
Instead, he will create a silicon mold of the bas-reliefs, which will then be used to create plaster casts.
In his book El arte rupestre en el Parque Nacional Los Haitises (Rock Art in Los Haitises National Park), archeologist and cave art expert Adolfo Lopez Belando has completed a survey that includes 1,042 paintings, 76 petroglyphs, and five bas-reliefs.
A deep crack has opened up in the earth at the foot of the Naqsh-e Rustam bas-reliefs in Fars province.
All the temples have, in addition to the lingam in the sanctum, free-standing sculptures and bas-reliefs.
One was even tempted to connect them more directly as a causal sequence of production, with the roughly notational imagery of the notebook portfolio (1993) yielding the more streamlined, graphic forms of the color etchings (1988), these in turn providing the basis for the bas-reliefs (1988), from which the rubbing-painting (1986-87) is finally made.
From the earliest days, her work had an edge, manifest in grungy, frantic assemblages of objets trouves and the famous shooting paintings, made by firing a rifle at plaster bas-reliefs decked with bladders of paint.
The tradition of manufacturing such bas-reliefs was established by the UNESCO famous "World Cup," where the famous and popular group, representatives from different countries and ambassadors of those countries all together produce sculptural compositions, conveying the warmth of their hands and hearts.
His works have been deeply inspired by the ancient bas-reliefs and stone sculptures of Ancient Assyria, which was located in north Mesopotamia and spanned four countries; Babylon, which was the capital of Babylonia; and the era of Persian King Darius I who ruled from 522 to 486 B.
The current sculptural bas-reliefs of Maria Simon work quietly as do the poems of Mary Oliver, one of the best contemporary poets.