Lips

Tempera on blueprint paper approx. 32" x 44", circa 1980  Robert Egert

Tempera on blueprint paper approx. 32″ x 44″, circa 1980

There exists in certain kinds of painting the possibility of exploring a kinesthetic that combines the sensory experience with painting itself with the subject of the painting itself. For this painting the brush describes an orifice and the sense of simultaneously stretching and compressing the labia. The process suggested the transformation of the lips.