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biomorph

[′bī·ō‚mȯrf]
(graphic arts)
An abstract form (painted, drawn, or sculpted) whose shape resembles that of a living organism.
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Incorporating the concepts of biomorphism into a seventh-grade clay project proved to be a fun and exciting venture for both my students and me.
Through sculpture Hepworth explored the ideas of biomorphism.
Perhaps their scale (about the size of a fetus) their biomorphism and crying voices may have connected to unknown primordial urges.
Her works are a confident and bold combination of biomorphism and surrealism.
Shapiro often tests our reading of shape by positioning his sculpture somewhere between biomorphism and pure abstraction, and nowhere is this done better than here.
Biomorphism wasn't the only trend going, Stayton acknowledges.
The section on abstract sculpture offers an informative discussion of the biomorphism and fantasy noted in the works of Arp, Moore, Hepworth, Miro and Lipschitz contrasted with the geometric and rational constructions of Smith, Archipenko, Snelson and Kelly.
A Boschian brew of lurid S&M, hallucinagenic TV Transmissions and biomorphism run amok.
Despite its modest size, this little kindergarten in southern Japan is a highly eclectic combination of biomorphism, colour and symbolism, intended to stimulate and nurture the imagination of its young users.
Midwest, biomorphism manifested itself as low-lying networks of buildings hugging the ground and spreading out like vines.
Matta seems to have arrived at a kind of elementary biomorphism on his own while still a student.
Yet there had always been another, equally significant approach in Surrealism: organic abstraction, now known as biomorphism.