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  • n. Plural form of bronze.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bronze.


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  • But by far the most notable thing about the sculpture display is the extensive collection of charming small bronzes, which is scattered through the many rooms.

    An Art-Lovers Guide to the Exposition

  • They are called bronzes, but to me they always looked more like castings.

    Cobb's Bill-of-Fare

  • In late January, the lower house of Nigeria's parliament called on President Olusegun Obasanjo to request repatriation of objects taken during British colonial rule, especially the "bronzes," sixteenth-century cast brass sculptures and plaques, of which the museum has 50, that were taken by a 1897 British military expedition that deposed the ruler of Benin, a city-state in what is now southeastern Nigeria.

    Many Happy Returns?

  • I am by no means an expert on coins but I have uncovered frauds in other spheres, bzw the fake Rodin and Remington bronzes which I exposed some years ago.

    NCS Conserves Coins Recovered from the Steamship New York : Coin Collecting News

  • "It's been about the experience," Ohno said of his three Olympics, at which he has won two golds, two silvers and four bronzes.

    Ohno earns eighth medal; silver for Reutter

  • This recent blizzard reminded me entirely of that adventure, of bronzes that seemed to float, barely visible through the cloudy scrim of a sky that fell in frozen pieces.

    Allan M. Jalon: Arts Lust: The Otterness Blizzard

  • More on Ascot Tina Gaudoin on Style: A Flashy, Positively Ghastly Spectacle A Week at the Races This devotion to the Platonic ideal of the horse's head, rather than to representations of, for example, individual racehorses, readily distinguishes his sculptures from the rather pedestrian, often slightly kitsch, bronzes so often found decorating the houses of "horsey" people.

    A Magnificent Obsession

  • I am implacably opposed to private medicine, but the minute push comes to slightly harder push, here I am, in a low-lit waiting room with tasteful pregger-art (isn't-the-female-form-marvellous! bronzes) and eerily polite receptionists.

    Zoe Williams goes private

  • Maria Los, a Christie's specialist who often buys for collectors from Mexico and Spain, helped a telephone bidder win three other bronzes by Moore, including his £5 million $8 million "Working Model for Three Piece No. 3: Vertebrae."

    Elizabeth Taylor Pieces Outdo Estimates

  • Moore was the son of a Castleford miner, and his bronzes sit particularly well in their native county.

    The insider's guide to free arts


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