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Lac d'hiver
Lac d'hiver
$616
Acrylic painting (70 x 50 cm)
Campagne
Campagne
$840
Acrylic painting (45 x 45 cm)
Cinétique 10
Cinétique 10
$1,232
Acrylic painting (60 x 80 cm)
Saint paul millenium
Saint paul millenium
$974
Acrylic painting (60 x 73 cm)
Water
Water
$1,792
Acrylic painting (81 x 100 cm)
Portrait du rêveur
new
Portrait du rêveur
$2,240
Acrylic painting (100 x 100 cm)
Andromeda
Andromeda
$1,456
Acrylic painting (81 x 100 cm)
Victoria
Victoria
$896
Acrylic painting (60 x 80 cm)
Résonance intérieure
Résonance intérieure
$2,016
Acrylic painting (70 x 50 cm)
Mtp variation spotted 80.36-19
Mtp variation spotted 80.36-19
$896
Acrylic painting (80 x 80 cm)
En chaque adulte sommeille un enfant
En chaque adulte sommeille un enfant
-40% in the Special Offers
Acrylic painting (73 x 92 cm)
Roche de mai
Roche de mai
$336
Acrylic painting (30 x 30 cm)
Lignes de faille (2)
Lignes de faille (2)
$896
Acrylic painting (60 x 73 cm)
Graffitude 2
Graffitude 2
$2,128
Acrylic painting (100 x 130 cm)
This perfect place
This perfect place
$1,960
Acrylic painting (100 x 100 cm)
Paysage au petit matin
Paysage au petit matin
$1,792
Acrylic painting (80 x 80 cm)
Rouge
Rouge
$896
Acrylic painting (75 x 110 cm)
La petite famille
La petite famille
$1,344
Acrylic painting (81 x 100 cm)
Line on the horizon (revisited no.11)
Line on the horizon (revisited no.11)
$2,593
Acrylic painting (140 x 120 cm)
"diablesse"
"diablesse"
$4,367
Acrylic painting (150 x 120 cm)
London street night -londres
London street night -londres
$829
Acrylic painting (65 x 54 cm)
Le nid de la reine
Le nid de la reine
$2,464
Acrylic painting (106 x 150 cm)
Floraison ardente
Floraison ardente
$1,075
Acrylic painting (80 x 80 cm)
Frida k. portrait
Frida k. portrait
$1,680
Acrylic painting (70 x 100 cm)
Camden market 3
Camden market 3
$526
Acrylic painting (33 x 41 cm)
Sucré salé
Sucré salé
$1,344
Acrylic painting (70 x 100 cm)
Peinture n°27_20
Peinture n°27_20
$840
Acrylic painting (60 x 60 cm)
Organic garden 1
Organic garden 1
$806
Acrylic painting (60 x 80 cm)
Courant d'eau
Courant d'eau
$672
Acrylic painting (29 x 29 cm)
Lueur...
Lueur...
-20% in the Special Offers
Acrylic painting (92 x 65 cm)
Nuit américaine II
Nuit américaine II
$1,064
Acrylic painting (80 x 80 cm)
Le trophée
Le trophée
$806
Acrylic painting (75 x 55 cm)
Le grand escalier
Le grand escalier
$672
Acrylic painting (50 x 50 cm)
Imago 1
Imago 1
$392
Acrylic painting (30 x 30 cm)
Hruga 2
Hruga 2
$1,680
Acrylic painting (97 x 130 cm)
Mauritius
Mauritius
$1,456
Acrylic painting (81 x 100 cm)
La ronce
La ronce
$448
Acrylic painting (33 x 41 cm)
Gestalt
Gestalt
$1,120
Acrylic painting (65 x 54 cm)
Antiope
Antiope
-20% in the Special Offers
Acrylic painting (120 x 75 cm)
Reflets orangés
Reflets orangés
$672
Acrylic painting (60 x 60 cm)
Paeonia
Paeonia
$649
Acrylic painting (60 x 60 cm)
Sans titre n*17905
Sans titre n*17905
$1,344
Acrylic painting (50 x 50 cm)
L'esprit mobile
L'esprit mobile
$1,344
Acrylic painting (42 x 59 cm)
Rêver plus haut
Rêver plus haut
$1,904
Acrylic painting (80 x 80 cm)
Loving you
Loving you
$873
Acrylic painting (54 x 73 cm)
Baigneurs-3
Baigneurs-3
$2,688
Acrylic painting (80 x 150 cm)
Le trou dans la main
Le trou dans la main
$280
Acrylic painting (30 x 30 cm)
No fractal 002
No fractal 002
$2,800
Acrylic painting (89 x 116 cm)
Couleurs 22
Couleurs 22
$1,025
Acrylic painting (123 x 90 cm)
Humain III
Humain III
$560
Acrylic painting (56 x 50 cm)
Quadrillage sur dripping
Quadrillage sur dripping
-20% in the Special Offers
Acrylic painting (100 x 100 cm)
Blue dream
Blue dream
$672
Acrylic painting (40 x 50 cm)
Gestalt
Gestalt
$2,800
Acrylic painting (105 x 105 cm)
Vanitas vanitatum
Vanitas vanitatum
-20% in the Special Offers
Acrylic painting (23 x 30 cm)
Symphonie 1
Symphonie 1
$448
Acrylic painting (30 x 40 cm)
Unis 1 - adam et eve
Unis 1 - adam et eve
$1,008
Acrylic painting (60 x 102 cm)
The greenhouse: exuberance
The greenhouse: exuberance
-20% in the Special Offers
Acrylic painting (54 x 65 cm)
Peinture n°25_20
Peinture n°25_20
$1,008
Acrylic painting (60 x 60 cm)
Champ de blé
Champ de blé
$1,792
Acrylic painting (80 x 80 cm)
Sari d’Orcino
Sari d’Orcino
$1,456
Acrylic painting (100 x 72 cm)

From abstract to figurative and from landscapes to portraits, you will certainly find something to fall in love with among KAZoART’s contemporary acrylic painting collection. Artists have been exploring the immense array of colours acrylic painting has to offer since 1940. Take a look at this technique and it’s colourful heritage!

Famous acrylic paintings and artists

Often associated with pop art, the acrylic painting technique owes a lot to Roy Lichenstein who paved the way with his famous paintings Hopeless (1963) and Big Little Painting (1965). Pop art initially used bright colours, often described as “flashy”, which were popular even at the start of the movement. Andy Warhol also obviously comes to mind, who enjoyed the wide variety and intense pigments that acrylic paint offers, especially for Flowers (1964) or even Marylin Diptych (1962). He was the first artist to associate other techniques with acrylic painting: sketching, oil painting, ink. David Hockney should also be mentioned for his masterpiece A bigger Splash (1967).

Since the 1960s, artists have painted acrylic on canvas, especially for abstract works. Morris Louis was one of the first artists to use Magna paints, in his acrylic painting Alpha-Pi (1960) and Beta-Lambda (1961). Other artists like Barnett Newman, Kenneth Nolan and Larry Poons, who painted Sunnyside Switch (1963), all played an essential role for acrylic painting. Famous abstract expressionists used acrylic painting too, such as Mark Rothko, Robert Motherwell and Helen Frankenthaler, as well surrealists such as Max Ernst and Joan Miro, with Character in front of the sun (1968).

The history of the acrylic technique

As early as the 1900s, a German chemist, Otto Rohm, identified components in order to create “acrylic” paint, designed for industrial use.

In the 1920s-1930s acrylic was used for the first time to paint murals. The famous Mexican mural artist David Siqueiros initiated a training programme on using acrylic for other artists, including Jackson Pollock.

The famous brand Magna seized the mineral market that had given rise to acrylic paint in the 1940s, but this technique still struggled to find its rightful place, as the great masters disregarded it, considering that only oil painting was a worthy technique. Scepticism was replaced by enthusiasm when non-toxic formulas were introduced in the 1960s, which also dried faster.

Artists then discovered the myriad of effects these paints could offer in original acrylic painting. When mixed with water, this paint can be lightened to the transparency of watercolour, used pure, it looks like oil, offering raised texture and the possibility of scraping the surface of the canvas. Associated with other materials: sand, fibres, etc., it is possible to play on the consistency, and is also extremely compatible with other techniques.

Acrylic painting techniques are still very popular among many artists, come and discover new contemporary acrylic paintings on canvas created by our very own KAZoART artists.

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