The Easel

Sex Is Both Rude and Sweet in an Italian Modernist’s Oeuvre

Critics sometimes appear to forgive an artist’s lapses if they are popular but can be uncompromising toward those less prominent.  Carol Rama developed as an artist outside Italy’s art school establishment and has mostly been unheralded. Her less successful styles are held up for all to see, even though the overall verdict is clear cut: “an astonishing, incendiary, lighthearted body of work that flickers with greatness”