Creator: Badii, Líbero, 1916-×
  • Un día-relieve, bronce y madera
    Badii, Líbero, 1916-
    In this brief note, Libero Badii describes the impact of his travels in the highlands of Bolivia and the awakening of his desire for a "sculptural communication" concerning three themes: family, students, and siblings. He mentions his later trip to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759742

  • A mis padres
    Badii, Líbero, 1916-
    Libero Badii affirms the importance of spiritual continuity implicit in artistic creation. He discusses his ideas concerning woman, man, and his conception of the portrait, based on the notion of “life equals art.” He presents a timeline of an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759543

  • La creación artística
    Badii, Líbero, 1916-
    In this text, written in 1959, Libero Badii expresses his own opinions concerning the nature of artistic creation, as distinct from the usual categories mentioned in the artistic discourse. He views creation as a mysterious event, inextricably linked [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759530

  • Testimonio
    Badii, Líbero, 1916-
    Libero Badii writes about the impact created by Papeles de Recienvenido [Newcomer’s Papers] (1929) by Macedonio Fernández. Badii also outlines his thoughts on graphic works and the "symbol sculpture [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759505

  • Desde el calendario gregoriano un momento cualquiera : pasado, presente, futuro
    Badii, Líbero, 1916-
    Libero Badii writes in emotional terms about Aldo Paparella, who died three years earlier. He speaks of the daily contact they used to have, and about some of the issues galore they talked about [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759365

  • Conocimiento siniestro Nº 5 “El Poder” : madera policromada, año 1974
    Badii, Líbero, 1916-
    Libero Badii describes his work as an expression of the "sinister" beauty of the land in the Americas. He provides a timeline for the creation of El Poder [Power [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754151

  • Conocimiento siniestro Nº 7 “Testamento artístico” : madera policromada, bronces, dibujos, serigrafías, cartones, año 1974-75
    Badii, Líbero, 1916-
    On the one hand, Libero Badii describes his work, Conocimiento siniestro Nº 1 Los Muñecos (1967-68) [Sinister Knowledge no. 1 The Puppets (1967-68)] as a new direction in the "vision of seeing reality." On the other hand, the work Testamento artí [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754139

  • La materia
    Badii, Líbero, 1916-
    Libero Badii discusses the actual physical aspect of the artistic endeavor, tracing the historical evolution of the materials he uses in his work (stone, cast iron, polychrome wood, paper, and gold). He views the concept of "the sinister" as using [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754127

  • [La pregunta a esta nueva expresión comunicativa es ¿por qué has cambiado la pintura por la escultura?...]
    Badii, Líbero, 1916-
    Libero Badii explains that his transition from sculpting to painting demonstrated that he was an artist in his prime. According to him, painting could express the communicative meaning of his work. He mentions the "sinister" sense of his artistic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754073

  • [A los señores jurados de escultura de los salones nacionales...]
    Badii, Líbero, 1916-
    In a short statement, written in 1960, Libero Badii renounces any form of salon exhibition, in keeping with his other disengagements from, for example, academic continuity, material progress, and official teaching [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754059