muralism


muralism
/myoor"euh liz'euhm/, n. (sometimes cap.)
an artistic movement identified chiefly with the Mexican painters José Orozco, Diego Rivera, and David Siqueiros and exemplified by their grand-scale, narrative murals on humanitarian, social, and political themes.
[MURAL + -ISM; cf. Sp muralismo]

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