Carol Rama, ‘Untitled’, 1970, OSART GALLERY
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Carol Rama

Untitled, 1970

Rubber on cardboard
27 3/5 × 19 7/10 in
70 × 50 cm
This is a unique work.
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Milano
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Carol Rama
Italian, 1918–2015
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In her decades-spanning practice, Carol Rama has explored sexuality and desire through different materials and mediums. Self-taught, Rama began painting as a means of dealing with family tragedies. In her early work in the 1930s and 1940s, she created lustful images of the female body, highlighting sexuality and pleasure as major themes. Rama later experimented with abstraction and assemblage in the vein of arte povera, using bicycle tires from her father’s factory before he declared bankruptcy and committed suicide. She returned to making paintings and watercolors in the 1980s. The recipient of the Golden Lion at the 50th Venice Biennale, Rama falls outside the confines of any particular artistic movement or period, but she remains a seminal figure and an important influence to artists such as Cindy Sherman and Kiki Smith.

Carol Rama, ‘Untitled’, 1970, OSART GALLERY
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About the work
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Painting
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, signed and dated on the back
Frame
Included
Carol Rama
Italian, 1918–2015
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In her decades-spanning practice, Carol Rama has explored sexuality and desire through different materials and mediums. Self-taught, Rama began painting as a means of dealing with family tragedies. In her early work in the 1930s and 1940s, she created lustful images of the female body, highlighting sexuality and pleasure as major themes. Rama later experimented with abstraction and assemblage in the vein of arte povera, using bicycle tires from her father’s factory before he declared bankruptcy and committed suicide. She returned to making paintings and watercolors in the 1980s. The recipient of the Golden Lion at the 50th Venice Biennale, Rama falls outside the confines of any particular artistic movement or period, but she remains a seminal figure and an important influence to artists such as Cindy Sherman and Kiki Smith.

Carol Rama

Untitled, 1970

Rubber on cardboard
27 3/5 × 19 7/10 in
70 × 50 cm
This is a unique work.
Contact For Price
Location
Milano
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