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Claudio Bravo

 (1936 - 2011)
Claudio Nelson (Camus) Bravo was active/lived in New York / Morocco, Spain, Chile.  Claudio Bravo is known for trompe l'oeil painting, sculpture, lithography.

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Claudio Bravo


Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist, June 12, 2011, by William Grimes

Claudio Bravo, a Chilean-born artist whose technically dazzling trompe-l'oeil paintings of paper-wrapped packages and draped cloth blended hyper-realism and classical Spanish influences, died on June 4 at his home in Taroudant, Morocco. He was 74.

The cause was complications of epilepsy, David Robinson, the director of his New York gallery, Marlborough, said.

After working in Madrid in the 1960s and establishing a reputation as a society portrait painter, Mr. Bravo made an immediate impact with his first New York show, at the Staempfli Gallery in 1970.

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About  Claudio Bravo

Born:  1936 - Valparaiso, Chile
Died:   2011 - Taroudant, Morocco
Known for:  trompe l'oeil painting, sculpture, lithography