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Museum Líbero Badií

Dedicated to the work of the Argentine sculptor (1916 - 2001), housed in a historical building in Belgrano, Buenos Aires.
Sep 2010

The historical Casona Alsina, in the district Belgrano, is the headquarters of the Fundación BBVA Banco Francés and the Museo Líbero Badií, which houses a large part of the works of one of Argentina's most exceptional artists of the 20th century: Líbero Badií. The collection comprises sculptures from various creative periods of Badií (between 1942 and 1978), as well as paintings, prints, sketches, artist's books and documentary material.

In the work of Líbero Badií, the most remarkable are his large polychromed wood sculptures. His explorations of the sculptural space, the vital power of the primitive, the abstract grasping of the universal, and of the plastic movement, marked his singularity among the socio-cultural codes of his generation. He described his artistic quest as a search of "Lo Siniestro", the enigmatic energy of life, beyond any rational explanation.

More information and photo tour trough the museum, showing a selection of works:

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Museo Líbero Badií
Fundación BBVA Banco Francés
Calle 11 de Septiembre, Nr. 1990
Buenos Aires

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