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mural

a large painting or picture on a wall

Mural

A wall painting; fresco is a type of mural technique.

mural

1. Pertaining to a wall.
2. A mural painting, decorative or figurative.
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Diego Rivera (1886-1957) was the principal muralist. He was certainly the best known.
Renowned Chemainus muralist Dan Sawatzky once estimated that 2 million people see a mural in its lifetime.
As noted by the curator, Mexican 20th century art is "much more complex, pluralistic and prolific" than the works of the three great muralists, and this show illuminates that point vividly.
The murals in the following pages stand broadly in the tradition of the three great Mexican muralists: Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and Jose Clemente Orozco.
In New York, muralists like Queens' Lady Pink and Smith and the Bronx's King Bee, practice an alternative to "broken windows" and the gentrification process.
Muralists took full advantage of the plywood that had been hastily applied to protect nearby businesses.
Before going home, we'll travel to North America's cultural hot spots to experience the vividly painted public masterpieces of the late John Biggers and other African American muralists. Don't worry about how many pairs of shoes to pack or about making flight arrangements.
Muralists work with the Philadelphia Museum of Art to host children's summer art camps and set up community gardens and street cleaning days.
In the tradition of the great Mexican muralists, outdoor art became a vehicle for communication and education, and public murals became a community affair, with whole neighborhoods involved in their execution.
Muralists never tired of depicting Somoza-stone barriers, as if to say, "we tore up your streets, we forced you to change direction.
It is as if these early artists lived in a terrible vacuum, isolated, cut off from most world movements, with no points of reference, except perhaps the Mexican muralists. Tanner in the late 1890s rejected Impressionism for symbolic and religious painting.
This was revealed to be of outstanding quality and probably painted by John Crace, who was one of the leading muralists of late eighteenth-century England.