Posts Tagged 'Closeup'

Fuck Paintings!

The project started in 1969, and for over 40 years Betty Tompkins has been painting huge close-up depictions of genitalia in the act of coupling, or touching, or having toy cows stacked upon them, you know, the usual stuff. In this interview, the artist sits down and talks about how, for a while, nobody wanted to look at her giant fucking close-ups. She was just waiting for the 21st century, it seems.