photomural

noun
pho·​to·​mu·​ral | \ˌfō-tō-ˈmyu̇r-əl \

Definition of photomural 

: an enlarged photograph usually several yards long used on walls especially as decoration

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Photographs by the three artists, and photomurals installed around campus by them and others, are luminous. Cate Mcquaid, BostonGlobe.com, "An otherworldy Arctic landscape, in a beautiful and troubling exhibit," 9 May 2018 In photomurals around the Brown University campus and photographs and a sound installation in the gallery, six international artists document the deliquescence of icebergs and glaciers. BostonGlobe.com, "The Ticket: What’s happening in the local arts world," 6 Apr. 2018 His sprawling photomurals of the silhouettes of children adorn the Harvey Rice Library. Nikki Delamotte, cleveland.com, "Watch live: City Club hosts panel about the role of artists as social and political commentators," 16 Feb. 2018 The Rip Curl Room makes a bold beachy statement with its one wall filled with a photomural: A surfer moves underwater with his board, looking up through the blue at the sun and a wave crashing on the surface. Antonie Boessenkool, Orange County Register, "La Casa del Camino’s surf rooms," 13 Jan. 2017 The show consisted of photomurals, slides, films, texts and audio recordings, but no art, in the traditional sense, at all. Holland Cotter, New York Times, "Making Museums Moral Again," 17 Mar. 2016

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First Known Use of photomural

1927, in the meaning defined above

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