[foh-toh-ree-uh-liz-uh m] /ˌfoʊ toʊˈri əˌlɪz əm/

noun, (sometimes initial capital letter)
a style of painting flourishing in the 1970s, especially in the U.S., England, and France, and depicting commonplace scenes or ordinary people, with a meticulously detailed , flat images, and barely discernible brushwork that suggests and often is based on or incorporates an actual photograph.
a style of painting and sculpture that depicts esp commonplace urban images with meticulously accurate detail


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