Acrylic

A fast-drying paint made of pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion. Patented in 1934 by chemical manufacturer Rohm and Haas, acrylic paint became popular in the 1940's.

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Abstract painting

Aubrey Williams, 1960

Gold Marilyn Monroe

Andy Warhol, 1962

Marilyn Diptych

Andy Warhol, 1962

Canal

Helen Frankenthaler, 1963

Memory

Aubrey Williams, 1963

The Bay

Helen Frankenthaler, 1963

Self-Portrait

Andy Warhol, 1964

Study for Lovers

Ibrahim Hussein, 1964

Night Creatures

Lee Krasner, 1965

A Bigger Splash

David Hockney, 1967

Breeze Rustling Through Fall Flowers

Alma Thomas, 1968

Open No. 122 in Scarlet and Blue

Robert Motherwell, 1969

Wind Dancing with Spring Flowers

Alma Thomas, 1969

A Fantastic Sunset

Alma Thomas, 1970

A Song for the Nile

Tahia Halim, 1970

Busy Town

Henry Tayali, 1970

Hartley and Ginny

Alice Neel, 1970

Madre Terra, (Mother Earth)

Carlos Mérida, 1970

Untitled, 1970

Stelios Votsis, 1970

Elegy to the Spanish Republic No. 110

Robert Motherwell, 1971

Rainbow Storm Dreaming

Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1971

Springtime in Washington

Alma Thomas, 1971

Budgerigar Dreaming

Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1972

Bushfire Dreaming

Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1972

Children's Dreaming

Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1972

Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)

David Hockney, 1972-1972

Turbulent Spirit Child

Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1972

Ubi Girl from Tai Region

Loïs Mailou Jones, 1972

Fiery Sunset

Alma Thomas, 1973

Lake Reflecting Advent of Spring

Alma Thomas, 1973

Now and Again It Flowers

Ibrahim Hussein, 1973

White Daisies Rhapsody

Alma Thomas, 1973

Belgian Colony 1885–1959

Tshibumba Kanda-Matulu, 1973-1974

Carnaval

Carlos Mérida, 1974

Chinese Sincerity

Jack Whitten, 1974

Governor General Pétillon pelted with tomatoes

Tshibumba Kanda-Matulu, 1973-1974

Lumumba Speaks in Kinshasa

Tshibumba Kanda-Matulu, 1973-1974

Untitled

Tilsa Tsuchiya, 1974

Blood (Donald Formey)

Barkley L. Hendricks, 1975

North Philly Niggah (William Corbett)

Barkley L. Hendricks, 1975

Desert Pass

Helen Frankenthaler, 1976

Diagonal No. 2

Araceli Gilbert, 1976

Red Rambling Rose Spring Song

Alma Thomas, 1976

Skulls

Andy Warhol, 1976

Steve

Barkley L. Hendricks, 1976

Still Life

Andy Warhol, 1976

La Baker

Loïs Mailou Jones, 1977

Scandinavian Beauty

Andy Warhol, 1977

Warlugulong

Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, 1977

Basin

Helen Frankenthaler, 1979
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