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Bruno Surdo Art

BRUNO SURDO (USA, B. 1963)

Bruno A. Surdo is a true native of Chicago. He studied drawing and art history and pursued the mastery of the human form with inspiration from the Renaissance masters. His provocative works center around the human condition and are known for their allegorical imagery. Surdo has had numerous shows and commissions and his work is held in many prestigious art collections around the world. He lectures often and is a teacher, who believes in nurturing others.

(Biography provided by Gallery Victor Armendariz)
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Waiting for the Express, Female Figure in the New York Subway, Charcoal on Paper
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
Waiting for the Express is beautiful portrayal of a woman waiting. Waiting is all everyone is doing right now. We are waiting for the world to mend and for us to get back to the ev...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Charcoal, Archival Paper

The Oracle, Nude Female with Hands Covering Her Breasts, Long Dark Hair
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
Oracles provide wise, insightful counsel and were thought to be portals through which the gods spoke directly to people. In Bruno Surdo's "The Oracle", the central female character ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

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Panel, Oil

Entanglement - Original Oil Painting of Intertwined Female Figures Floating
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
This dynamic and masterful painting of two intertwined figures floating in an open space is an excellent example of the artist's talent with the human figure. A textured impasto bac...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

The Abyss - Original Oil Painting of Nude Figures Wandering Into a Body of Water
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
This beautiful grouping of nude figures wandering into the abyss are seen from behind in various states of undress. Master painter Bruno Surdo creates compelling and mysterious narr...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

We Are All Connected, Original Oil on Canvas Painting On Crowded Street Corner
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
This crowded scene seems like something from the past yet Bruno started painting this canvas in the early days of 2020 before we had even heard the term "social distancing". The art...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

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Canvas, Oil

Inner Bliss, Three Women and a Dog, Interior Scene, Bright Colors Oil on Canvas
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
Sometimes all that we need is to kick back and enjoy the peace that comes with just being close to one another. In Bruno Surdo's piece entitled "Inner Bliss", we can understand this...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Adjacent Worlds Female Nude with Braids Looking at Her Reflection Thru a Portal
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
A female nude stares at what we are to believe is her reflection yet at closer look we see what looks like a cosmic portal. Is she really staring at her reflection or is this an adj...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Oil, Canvas

The Artist and His Dog, Self Portrait with Black and White Dog, Oil on Canvas
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
Artists often are alone in their studios with little interaction with the outside world. Bruno is no exception. To ease this loneliness, Bruno brings his most trusted companion wit...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

The Collector -Woman with White Sunglasses & Black Fur, Pink Interior Walls, Oil
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
An up close view into the world of this young collector as she tries to shield us from her "collection". Over her shoulder we see what may be a deconstructed Jeff Koons sculpture an...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

The Gangway of Justice, Woman Backed into a Corner, Life-Sized Charcoal on Paper
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Charcoal, Panel, Archival Paper

Separate Worlds of Reality, Woman Wearing a Bright Yellow Coat, Urban Setting
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Oil, Panel

The Show, Young Woman Taking a Selfie, Reclining on Striped Sofa, Oil on Canvas
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

The Exposed Voyeur, A Group of Bikini Clad Women in Various States of Undress
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
We become the exposed voyeurs in Bruno Surdo's painting of the same name. We watch the women through a large divided window. Their surprised expressions give the impression that th...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

The Lost Bride, Red Cadillac Eldorado, a Bride and a Dog, Urban, Oil on Canvas
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Immersion of Art, Tight Jeans, Leopard Boots, Bright Red Lips, Jackson Pollack
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Contaminating the Innocent, Young Girl Swimming Surrounded by Plastic Waste
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

A New Day, Woman Behind Window with Sun Flowers in the Foreground, Oil on Canvas
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Oil, Panel

Trick or Treat, Figures in Various Costume and a Dog, Oil on Panel, Framed
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Oil, Panel

Freedom - Original Oil Painting Showing Many Different Expressions of Womanhood
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
"Bruno Surdo is a throwback to the spiritual achievements of the artists from the flamboyant tradition of figure painting." -Ed Paschke "I continually seek to create expressive mono...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Paradox of St. Sebastian - Contemporary Oil Painting with Graffiti and Shackles
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
This figure of St. Sebastian has long been a favorite subjects for artists. In this modern interpretation we see St. Sebastian shackled in chains and leather restraints against an i...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Protecting Our Freedom - Large Scale Oil Painting with Nude Figures and Soldier
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
This is a large painting of a soldier in antique garb standing in front of two nude paintings. The brightly colored and patterned background make this image feel celebratory. The y...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Gatherers - Original Charcoal Drawing of Huddled Women on Paper by Bruno Surdo
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Charcoal, Archival Paper

Hidden - Cloaked Female Figure Original Charcoal Drawing on Paper by Bruno Surdo
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Charcoal, Archival Paper

Archetypes-The Mother, Maiden, Queen, Huntress, Wise Woman, Mystic, Oil Painting
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
Symbols abound in this monumental painting by Bruno Surdo. Each of the subjects on this canvas is dependent upon the other. They require the presence of the others for balance and ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Dual Spirit - Life Size Painting of Male/Female Figure in Front of graffiti Wall
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
The poem below was written by the artist's twin sister and inspired the painting, Dual Spirit. The figure depicted combines a female head with a male body draped in white cloth and ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Betrayal of Ophelia
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
Bruno A. Surdo b. Chicago, 1963 EXHIBITIONS 2018 Liberation, Gallery Victor Armendariz, Chicago, IL Blood Sport, Gallery Victor Armendariz, Chicago, IL ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

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Canvas, Oil

Knock Out
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Butterfly
By Bruno Surdo
Located in Chicago, IL
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bruno Surdo Art

Materials

Oil, Paper, Panel

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