Acrylic colors are basically polymer based paints that came in market as house paints, which later caught attention of painters in 1950s. This was around the time when artists had just begun exploring movements and forms such as pop art, abstract expressionism and photorealism.
Given its advantages and potentialities, there was a new wave of creativity and possibility with regards to acrylic paints in the modern art world. The strong influence of this medium can still be seen on today’s trends and art forms.
When acrylic painting came in picture many contemporary artists chose acrylic for experimentation and innovation. Here are some famous artists and their artworks from 20th century who initially experimented with the acrylic colors.
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