A mural is any piece of artwork that is painted or applied directly on a wall, ceiling or other permanent surface. A distinguishing characteristic of mural painting is that the architectural elements of the given space are harmoniously incorporated into the picture.
Murals are any piece of artwork painted or applied directly on a wall, ceiling, or other permanent surface. A recognizable characteristic of a mural painting is that the composition components of the given space are amicably incorporated into the picture.
Some artistic creations are painted on large canvases, which are then affixed to the wall (e.g., with marouflage). Whether these works can be precisely called “murals” is a subject of some debate in the art world,but the technique has been commonly used since the late 19th century.