Monthly Archives: March 2015

meet the pilots: Duane Bahia Benatti


Duane Bahia Benatti, Untitled 2015 acrylic on canvas 195 x 260 cm

Born in 1983 in Brazil, Duane Bahia Benatti is now based in Leipzig. He studied visual arts at FAAP in São Paulo graduating in 2010.  His research has led him to experiment with materials: creating his paintings by in turn juxtaposing dried layers of acrylics on canvas or constructing these disembodied sheets of paint as stand-alone pieces. Recently he also created his own recipes for handmade inks. We asked him three questions to get to know him better: about his relationship to the city, his work and, finally to play a rather mean game of ‘would you rather’. Continue reading