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 1940s.

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Mystery Woman with Shadow, Fritz Scholder

Mystery Woman with Shadow Fritz Scholder,

Gold Marilyn Monroe, Andy Warhol

Gold Marilyn Monroe Andy Warhol, 1962

Marilyn Diptych, Andy Warhol

Marilyn Diptych Andy Warhol, 1962

Canal, Helen Frankenthaler

Canal Helen Frankenthaler, 1963

The Bay, Helen Frankenthaler

The Bay Helen Frankenthaler, 1963

Self-Portrait, Andy Warhol

Self-Portrait Andy Warhol, 1964

Study for Lovers, Ibrahim Hussein

Study for Lovers Ibrahim Hussein, 1964

Night Creatures, Lee Krasner

Night Creatures Lee Krasner, 1965

A Bigger Splash, David Hockney

A Bigger Splash David Hockney, 1967

Breeze Rustling Through Fall Flowers, Alma Thomas

Breeze Rustling Through Fall Flowers Alma Thomas, 1968

Open No. 122 in Scarlet and Blue, Robert Motherwell

Open No. 122 in Scarlet and Blue Robert Motherwell, 1969

Wind Dancing with Spring Flowers, Alma Thomas

Wind Dancing with Spring Flowers Alma Thomas, 1969

A Fantastic Sunset, Alma Thomas

A Fantastic Sunset Alma Thomas, 1970

A Song for the Nile, Tahia Halim

A Song for the Nile Tahia Halim, 1970

Busy Town, Henry Tayali

Busy Town Henry Tayali, 1970

Hartley and Ginny, Alice Neel

Hartley and Ginny Alice Neel, 1970

Madre Terra, (Mother Earth), Carlos Mérida

Madre Terra, (Mother Earth) Carlos Mérida, 1970

Untitled, 1970, Stelios Votsis

Untitled, 1970 Stelios Votsis, 1970

Elegy to the Spanish Republic No. 110, Robert Motherwell

Elegy to the Spanish Republic No. 110 Robert Motherwell, 1971

Rainbow Storm Dreaming, Kaapa Tjampitjinpa

Rainbow Storm Dreaming Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1971

Springtime in Washington, Alma Thomas

Springtime in Washington Alma Thomas, 1971

Budgerigar Dreaming, Kaapa Tjampitjinpa

Budgerigar Dreaming Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1972

Bushfire Dreaming, Kaapa Tjampitjinpa

Bushfire Dreaming Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1972

Children's Dreaming, Kaapa Tjampitjinpa

Children's Dreaming Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1972

Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures), David Hockney

Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) David Hockney, 1972

Turbulent Spirit Child, Kaapa Tjampitjinpa

Turbulent Spirit Child Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1972

Ubi Girl from Tai Region, Loïs Mailou Jones

Ubi Girl from Tai Region Loïs Mailou Jones, 1972

Beef Issue at Fort Sill, T. C. Cannon

Beef Issue at Fort Sill T. C. Cannon, 1973

Dartmouth Portrait No.17, Fritz Scholder

Dartmouth Portrait No.17 Fritz Scholder, 1973

Fiery Sunset, Alma Thomas

Fiery Sunset Alma Thomas, 1973

Lake Reflecting Advent of Spring, Alma Thomas

Lake Reflecting Advent of Spring Alma Thomas, 1973

Now and Again It Flowers, Ibrahim Hussein

Now and Again It Flowers Ibrahim Hussein, 1973

White Daisies Rhapsody, Alma Thomas

White Daisies Rhapsody Alma Thomas, 1973

Atrocities in the Sakania Prison, Tshibumba Kanda-Matulu

Atrocities in the Sakania Prison Tshibumba Kanda-Matulu, 1973 – 1974

Carnaval, Carlos Mérida

Carnaval Carlos Mérida, 1974

Chinese Sincerity, Jack Whitten

Chinese Sincerity Jack Whitten, 1974

Collector No.3, T. C. Cannon

Collector No.3 T. C. Cannon, 1974

General Pétillon pelted with tomatoes, Tshibumba Kanda-Matulu

General Pétillon pelted with tomatoes Tshibumba Kanda-Matulu, 1973 – 1974

Lumumba Speaks in Kinshasa, Tshibumba Kanda-Matulu

Lumumba Speaks in Kinshasa Tshibumba Kanda-Matulu, 1973 – 1974

Untitled, Tilsa Tsuchiya

Untitled Tilsa Tsuchiya, 1974

Blood (Donald Formey), Barkley L. Hendricks

Blood (Donald Formey) Barkley L. Hendricks, 1975

Grandmother Gestating Father and the Washita River Runs Ribbon Runs Ribbon-Like, T. C. Cannon

Grandmother Gestating Father and the Washita River Runs Ribbon Runs Ribbon-Like T. C. Cannon, 1975

North Philly Niggah (William Corbett), Barkley L. Hendricks

North Philly Niggah (William Corbett) Barkley L. Hendricks, 1975

Desert Pass, Helen Frankenthaler

Desert Pass Helen Frankenthaler, 1976

Diagonal No. 2, Araceli Gilbert

Diagonal No. 2 Araceli Gilbert, 1976

Red Rambling Rose Spring Song, Alma Thomas

Red Rambling Rose Spring Song Alma Thomas, 1976

Skulls, Andy Warhol

Skulls Andy Warhol, 1976

Steve, Barkley L. Hendricks

Steve Barkley L. Hendricks, 1976

Still Life, Andy Warhol

Still Life Andy Warhol, 1976

His Hair Flows Like a River, T. C. Cannon

His Hair Flows Like a River T. C. Cannon, 1973 – 1977

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