Derriere L'Etoile Studios

Claudio Bravo

(Chilean, 1936 - 2011)

ceres by claudio bravo

Claudio Bravo

Ceres, 1998

eros by claudio bravo

Claudio Bravo

Eros, 1998

flora by claudio bravo

Claudio Bravo

Flora, 1998

narcissus by claudio bravo

Claudio Bravo

Narcissus, 1995

neptune by claudio bravo

Claudio Bravo

Neptune, 1998

new york still life by claudio bravo

Claudio Bravo

New York Still Life



Born on November 8th in Valparaíso, Chile
1945 - 1954
Studied at a Jesuit school in Santiago, Chile
Studied art in the studio of Miguel Venegas Cienfuentes, Santiago, Chile
Lived in Santiago and Concepción, Chile
Painted and also wrote poetry; danced professionally with the Compañía de Ballet de Chile
Worked for Teatro de Ensayo, Universidad Católica de Chile
Left Chile for Europe and established residence in Madrid, Spain
Spent six months working in the Philippines
Moved to Tangier, Morocco
Gold Medal of Honor, Casita Maria, Bronx, NY


Latin Beat, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Latin Beat, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri (solo)
Claudio Bravo: Sojourn in Manila, Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Manila, Philippines.(solo)
2011 - 2012
Le Cabinet de Curiosités, Marlborough Gallery and Steinitz Gallery at 6 Harrison Street, New York, NY
Claudio Bravo: The Chilean Years, 1951-1960, Corporación Cultural de Las Condes, Santiago, Chile (solo)
Claudio Bravo, Museo de Artes Visuales, Santiago, Chile (solo)
Look Again, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
Claudio Bravo: Recent Work, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY (solo)
Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York
Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York

Collections publiques

Peter Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany
Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, South Carolina
The Frances Lehmana Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York
Doane College Museum, Crete, Nebraska
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland
Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, Florida
Art Museum, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
Archer M. Huntington Gallery of Art, University of Texas, Austin, Texas
Museum of Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia


Anonymous. Claudio Bravo: Recent Work. New York: Marlborough Chelsea.
Marlborough Chelsea. Look Again. New York: Marlborough Chelsea.
Anonymous. Claudio Bravo: a bestiary. New York: Marlborough Gallery, Inc.
Anonymous. Claudio Bravo: Recent Work. New York: Marlborough Gallery.
Anonymous. Claudio Bravo. Monterrey: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey. traveled to Espace Bellevue, Biarritz, France
Anonymous. Claudio Bravo. Biarritz: Espace Bellevue.
Anonymous. Claudio Bravo, La Biennale di Venezia: 52 Espozisione Internazionale d’Arte. New York: Marlborough Gallery.
Lucie-Smith, Edward. Claudio Bravo. Naples: Naples Museum of Art.
Anonymous. Claudio Bravo: Paintings and Drawings. Madrid: Marlborough Madrid. traveled to Marlborough Fine Art (London) Ltd., London, England; Marlborough Monaco
Alaoui, Brahim, Tahar Ben Jelloun, Edward J. Sullivan, and Janis Gardner Cecil. Claudio Bravo et Le Maroc. Paris: Institute de Monde Arabe.