Fresco is a method of mural colouring executed upon wet lime plaster, that is why this kind of paintings became one with the wall. The most recognisable fresco was created by Michelangelo in in the city of Rome in the Sistine Chapel.

Today this method is used very occasionally, nevertheless more and more popular have become murals. Actually fresco is a sort of mural, because mural is a piece of artwork painted or applied directly on a wall, so we can say that Banksy appers to be XXI century Michelangelo and he can have got a very similar popularity like the wounderful artist who lived in the XVI century amidst contemporary citizents. Today when we claim murals wall and pictures are shown in front of ourselves, most of the time with antiwar and anticonsumerism slogans. Mural is a sort of street art and it is directed for the big audience. In a large number of cities there are whole quarters ornamented by murals – read . They turn up in great spaces, murals wall and large surface area that is the most sucessful connection, most of the time these creations are painted on big apartment buildings.



From time to time murals are placed on public buildings (such as railway stations) or communication constructions like in the city of Cracow (Poland) where roundabount was ornamented with mural which presented a giant container of water colour paints, what is good to now – this mural is entirely legal and it brings memories about school and childhood. Murals are most of all high classed works with a good technique, maybe that is the reason why so many people want to have them in their houses – Explore interesting arrangements. Now wall painting is very popular in an closed spaces, so we have got children room murals with cars or toys, kitchen murals with fruits and green plants and guest rooms with wonderful sunset. Naturally these pictures may be much more creative so we could have kitchen murals with for example an ancient cook at work, all in all with everything that we want. It is just a question of our needs and o’ course the skills of an artist.

Fresco was famous in XV-XVIII century and it was very expensive, today we can have got a piece of past times – a stylish mural just in front of us in our favourite places and buildings.