Creator: Motta, Flávio L. (Flávio Lichtenfels), 1923-×
  • [Vimos a paisagem enquadrada e as árvores caídas]
    Motta, Flávio L. (Flávio Lichtenfels), 1923-
    This poem by Flávio Motta describes the career of artist Marcelo Nitsche by alluding to some of his works. It traces the intersection of landscape, object, calligraphy, and brushwork in Nitsche’s work. He concludes by posing a question that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111210

  • A arte e a vida urbana no Brasil
    Motta, Flávio L. (Flávio Lichtenfels), 1923-
    In this text, Flávio Motta examines everyday urban life as well as certain qualities of life in the country. Motta asserts that life in the city—an environment fraught with contradiction—is not natural or without costs; the phenomenon of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110443

  • Arte cinética e pop arte
    Motta, Flávio L. (Flávio Lichtenfels), 1923-
    Flávio Motta acknowledges that the diverse biennials that took place in São Paulo established a new phase which sought out art from abroad; although they also resulted in the puzzling [concept of the] “happy native.” They [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111367

  • Arte na cidade
    Motta, Flávio L. (Flávio Lichtenfels), 1923-
    Flávio Motta discusses the connections between the landscape and urban living conditions in large cities, which he believes affect human relationships. Cities that grow haphazardly with no urban planning are a reflection of a disorganized society. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110633

  • Arte na cidade
    Motta, Flávio L. (Flávio Lichtenfels), 1923-; Nitsche, Marcello, 1942-
    This proposal, which envisioned a program of artistic activities in “public spaces,” was submitted to the City Hall of São Paulo in 1974 by the artist and architect Flavio Motta and the artist Marcello Nitsche. The project called for greater [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110634

  • Arte pobre : gato encaixado
    Motta, Flávio L. (Flávio Lichtenfels), 1923-
    Under the heading of Arte pobre, with its implicit subtext of l’arte povera, Flávio Motta presents a small object he created: Gato encaixado [Embedded Cat, 1973]. This sculpted feline figure is mounted on a little box engraved with a humorous text [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111369

  • As esculturas de plástico de Mario Cravo Junior
    Motta, Flávio L. (Flávio Lichtenfels), 1923-
    In this article about Mário Cravo Jr., the sculptor from the state of Bahia, Flávio Motta describes the artist’s visit to an industrial area in São Paulo in order to produce an enormous sculpture made of plastic waste that creates unusual colors [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111368

  • Desenho e emancipação
    Motta, Flávio L. (Flávio Lichtenfels), 1923-
    Professor Flávio Motta points out the connection (in Portuguese) between the words desenho (drawing) and desígnio [design], thereby proposing the re-establishment of a humanistic culture in which man directly influences the course of his life. He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111178

  • O olho
    Motta, Flávio L. (Flávio Lichtenfels), 1923-
    This document includes poetic notes on the work of art by Flávio Motta. In his notes, he speculates on the development of processes that could be used to create an unusual situation and how long it would take for it to be understood. Motta is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111374

  • Superfícies habitáveis: memorial I
    Motta, Flávio L. (Flávio Lichtenfels), 1923-
    In this article, the architect and artist Flávio Motta discusses the properties of art—color especially—that can transform a city into an “expansive, intelligent, and observable” space where relationships and humanist aspirations for social [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110637

  • Trabalho e linguagem
    Motta, Flávio L. (Flávio Lichtenfels), 1923-
    The professor and architect Flávio Motta thinks that language is the result of the social organization of work, and is recognized as a form of the relationships that arise therein. But the very transformative nature of work can contradict the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111375