Mural

noun. / ˈmyo͝orəl /

1). A mural is any work of art applied directly to a wall or ceiling.

Example: Diego Rivera’s 1945 mural, The Great City of Tenochtitlan in the Palacio Nacional de México, Mexico City

2). In graffiti, a mural is a large-scale work of street art. It incorporates as many effects as possible. It is also called a “piece,” short for “masterpiece.”

Example: The French-Tunisian artist eL Seed combines Arabic calligraphy with graffiti in murals around the world.


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