Name Descriptor: Badii, Líbero, 1916-×
  • [A los señores jurados de escultura de los salones nacionales...]
    Badii, Líbero, 1916-
    1960
    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

  • [Admiro con temor las grandes esculturas de Badii...]
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1963
    By means o a poetic prose, art critic Jorge Romero Brest states that he fearfully admires the huge sculptures and lovingly cares about the drawings and small sculptures made by Líbero Badii. He analyzes the relationship between art and life, from [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759435

  • [Cada vez más las artes denominadas visuales quieren sugerir lo invisible...]
    Rodríguez, Ernesto B.
    1957
    Ernesto B. Rodríguez analyzes Líbero Badii’s portrait sculptures. He claims that the visual arts strive to suggest the invisible by searching for its hidden laws, inventing new forms, and attempting to reveal a variety of sensitive spaces. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760613

  • [En 1962 organicé una gran exposicion con obras de Libero Badii]
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1962
    Jorge Romero Brest published the letter written in Oslo (Norway), in 1962, for Libero Badii's exhibition at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes [National Museum of Fine Arts], in which he excused himself for not having been able to write the corresponding [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759422

  • [Letter, [19-?] París [to] Libero Badii
    Macchi, Aurelio
    In the context of his stay in Europe, the Argentinean sculptor Aurelio Macchi writes to Libero Badii about his visit to the Musée de l'homme in Paris, underscoring a key aspect of "primitivist" art. He mentions the Argentinean sculptors Luis [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759712

  • [Letter, 1975 Enero 16, Minturno a] Libero [Badii]
    Paparella, Aldo
    1975
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii about a range of matters, including his concept of the comsumerist society, referencing Renaissance art. He makes a note of health matters [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754765

  • [Letter] [1974 Agosto 17, Minturno to] Libero Badii
    Paparella, Aldo
    1974
    In this text Aldo Paparella writes to Líbero Badii regarding the sculptor as an entity and also makes general comments about Italy and Argentina [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754706

  • [Letter] [1974 Noviembre 23, Minturno] [to] Libero [Badii]
    Paparella, Aldo
    1974
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii about the negative situation provoked by the social climate in Argentina. Art is a refuge for him, and he is in full agreement with Badii about reaching an absolute expression with a pencil and cardboard. He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754753

  • [Letter] 1946 Abril 3, [Quito, Ecuador] [to] Libero Badii
    Chale, Gertrudis, 1898-
    1946
    Gertrudis Chale writes to Libero Badii about her stay in the Peruvian city of Arequipa. She mentions the Indianist Peruvian artists José Sabogal and Julia Codesido, commenting sensitively on the native and popular art, seminal concerns of her work [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759659

  • [Letter] 1946 Mayo 20, Quito [to] Libero Badii
    Chale, Gertrudis, 1898-
    1946
    Gertrudis Chale writes to Libero Badii about her stay in Quito, Ecuador, and the impact of Quito's landscapes, architecture, and painting on her. She mentions the Peruvian artist Julia Codesido [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759676

  • [Letter] 1954 Diciembre 25, Cuesta Blanca, Icho Cruz, Córdoba [to] Líbero Badii
    Sibellino, Antonio
    1954
    The Argentinean sculptor Antonio Sibellino writes to Libero Badii about his understanding of sculpture, regarding both formal and universal questions, in addition to sculpture’s problems within the realm of contemporary art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759730

  • [Letter] 1962 Marzo 31, Buenos Aires [to] Jorge Romero Brest
    Córdova Iturburu, C. (Cayetano), 1902-
    1962
    The Argentinean art critic Cayetano Córdova Iturburu responds to the survey sent by Jorge Romero Brest in regards to both to the means for and the actual selection of the artists for the 1962 Torcuato Di Tella Institute Prize. The critic proposes to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755816

  • [Letter] 1962 Noviembre 13, París [to Libero] Badii
    Dagá, Ricardo
    1962
    Ricardo Dagá writes Libero Badii about the artworks he saw in Paris and the Argentinean artists whom he met there. Dagá mentions a lecture by Luis Centurión talking about "sinister-ism." He also comments on other Argentinean artists in Paris, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759691

  • [Letter] 1972 Julio 11, Minturno [to] Libero Badii
    Paparella, Aldo
    1972
    Aldo Paparella writes to L'bero Badii about his father's family's house in Minturno in Italy. Paparella makes comments about art and consumerist society [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754646

  • [Letter] 1972 Agosto 1, Minturno [to] Libero [Badii]
    Paparella, Aldo
    1972
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii about formal aspects like color use, as well as comments about Western civilization. He mentions his trips both to Rome and to Formio and offers opinions about the valuation of the drawing [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754176

  • [Letter] 1972 Mayo 18, Minturno [to] Libero [Badii]
    Paparella, Aldo
    1972
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii with his opinions about classic art, about the ancient sculptures he observed in Europe, in particular Etruscan culture [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754622

  • [Letter] 1972 Noviembre 6, Minturno [to] Libero [Badii]
    Paparella, Aldo
    1972
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii from Europe about his humanitarian feelings about reality. In addition, he mentions economic matters [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754634

  • [Letter] 1972 Octubre 25, [Minturno to] Libero [Badii]
    Paparella, Aldo
    1972
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii about the daily aspects of his stay; for example, the food, revealing how daily life allows him to elaborate aesthetic judgments. He mentions collectors' desire to have Badii's painting, by and large. Although he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754670

  • [Letter] 1972 Septiembre 24, [Minturno] [to] Libero [Badii]
    Paparella, Aldo
    1972
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii about the family's economic problems, mentioning their trips through Europe and commenting to him about ancient art, emphasizing sculpture with a pronounced archaism. He mentions his future exhibition and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754658

  • [Letter] 1974 diciembre 28, Minturno [to] Libero Badii
    Paparella, Aldo
    1974
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii about the people who have visited him and mentions Argentinean sculptor Alberto Heredia. Paparella sends the normal end-of-year greetings [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754878

  • [Letter] 1974 Julio, Barco Cristoforo Colombo [to] Libero Badii
    Paparella, Aldo
    1974
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii about his conception of drawing, understood as a medium that supports the artwork. For him, the real problems of artistic production can be duly understood through drawing. Paparella maintains he feels drawing as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754682

  • [Letter] 1974 Octubre 24, [Minturno] [to] Libero Badii
    Paparella, Aldo
    1974
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii saying that one can communicate deeply from absolute silence. Paparella questions himself about the artist’s role, concluding that he should not only make artwork, but also provide answers about what he is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754729

  • [Letter] 1974 Septiembre 13 [Minturno] [to] Libero [Badii]
    Paparella, Aldo
    1974
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii about artistic practice in contemporary society, and laying out certain opinions about invention, freedom, and the marketplace [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754717

  • [Letter] 1974 Septiembre 4, [Minturno] [to] Libero Badii
    Paparella, Aldo
    1974
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii about his production, particularly to highlight drawing. Paparella states that Badii's world is a big, "macabre" illustration. He writes his negative comments about contemporary society, particularly consumerism [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754694

  • Apuntes marginales sobre el arte
    Blum, Sigwart
    1968
    Sigwart Blum developed in these notes the relationship between ancient cultures and dualism in nature. He even analyzed symbols as discharged energy, continually active for thousands of years and surfacing in everyday situations. He linked Líbero [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760584

  • Argentina
    1954
    The document is in reference to the presentation of the Argentinean delegation organized by the Subsecretaría de Difusión del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de la República Argentina [Undersecretary for Dissemination of the Ministry of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743249

  • Arte Nuevo de la Argentina = New Art of Argentina
    Instituto Torcuato Di Tella
    1964
    This is from the catalogue of the Nuevo Arte de la Argentina [New Art of Argentina] exhibition (Buenos Aires: Instituto Torcuato Di Tella, February 18 through March 8, 1964). The document explains that the goal of the exhibition was to present, in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 753895

  • CAyC : Escultura, follaje y ruidos: Adquisición Norglas - (GT17)
    Centro de Arte y Comunicación (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
    1970
    This text includes a list of the artists who participated in the exhibition, Escultura, follaje y ruidos [Sculpture, Foliage, and Noise] (Buenos Aires, Plaza Rubén, November 7–30, 1970). It also mentions the event sponsor [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743656

  • El artista y el mundo del consumo
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1971
    This essay examines the relationship between artists and the consumer society, and claims that the latter seeks to create destructible goods and false needs. Aldo Pellegrini claims that the goal of the consumer world is to annihilate the artist by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744444

  • Esculturas de Libero Badii
    Córdova Iturburu, C. (Cayetano), 1902-
    1963
    Cayetano Córdova Iturburu defines Libero Badii's work from two different perspectives; on the one hand, he speaks of the robust plasticity of certain pieces, referring to their ancestral background, deeply rooted in the Pre-Colombian art in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759449

  • La nueva escultura
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1953
    This article analyzes the sculpture exhibition held at Galería Krayd, emphasizing the modern concept that understands the sculptural object as a unity of volume and space. In this way, Pellegrini observes that while some artists discard volume and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745500

  • Libero Badii
    Graiver, Bernardo
    1964
    Bernardo Graiver, the writer, analyzes the works of Líbero Badii in terms of a work of art concerning human knowledge, inspired by the artist's idea that "the spirit takes physical forms." Graiver reviews Badii's work as though it were either a poem [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760599