assemblage assemblage  /ə ˈsɛmb lədʒ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a group of persons together in one place
  2. (n) a system of components assembled together for a particular purpose
  3. (n) the social act of assembling
  4. (n) several things grouped together or considered as a whole

Usage(s):

  1. Sculptor Ruben Ochoa, based in Los Angeles, operates in the great modernist tradition of junk assemblage that goes back to Picasso.
  2. An unrecognizable assemblage of crystal rods, stroked by musicians with moistened fingers, emitted resonant whoops that fluttered through attached whiskers of piano wire.

News

  1. CHELSEA: After a dozen years, two friends finally share art exhibit

    CHELSEA — “We’ve always talked about having a show together. Then we were invited to do this. We were both like, finally,” said oil painter Michael Thoresen. He was so excited to share a two-person art exhibit with a longtime friend, 3D assemblage artist Joan Painter Jones, that he made about 20 new artworks in preparation for “2D3D” at Chelsea River Gallery.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Chelsea Standard

  2. First Teaser Trailer Released for The Lego Movie

    Warner Bros. has released the first teaser trailer for The Lego Movie , giving fans a look at the vast assemblage of popular-culture references to be featured in the upcoming comedy.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Animation World Network

  3. Watch Cher Debut Her New EDM-Flavored Single 'Woman's World'

    Cher debuted her brand new EDM-flavored club banger "Woman's World" on Tuesday night's finale of The Voice , and today, all anyone can talk about is her wig. It was a many-splendored thing, an assemblage of oddly-colored tufts that kind of looked like a dead Fraggle. Should Cher continue to work wigs like these on the promotional rounds for her upcoming album, she should have no trouble scoring ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Zimbio

Quotes

  1. "As with our first class of nominees presented in 2007, this assemblage of New Jersey Hall of Fame nominees is indeed impressive," Bart Oates, chairman of the hall's board of commissioners, said Tuesday in announcing the nominees.
    on Sep 17, 2008 By: Bart Oates Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. Thomas Jefferson, who succeeded Adams, wrote that slavery was an "assemblage of horrors" and yet he brought his slaves with him.
    on Dec 2, 2008 By: Thomas Jefferson Source: CNN

  3. In his book Democracy in America, Alexis De Tocqueville explains the relationship between Americans and associations: "The political associations that exist in the US are only a single feature in the midst of the immense assemblage of associations...
    on Oct 4, 2007 By: Alexis de Tocqueville Source: Freshinfo

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