Galerie d'art Farid Benyaa - An Artistic Expression of Algerian Values
Algeria is a country that embraces beauty and art, and every now and then an artist is born that creates magnificence from his imagination to share with the world. The work of one such an artist is exhibited in the Galerie d’art Farid Benyaa and is a wonderful attraction in Algiers that visitors should not miss out on. His passion for art coupled with his unique abilities radiate through his artwork and many look at Farid Benyaa to be one of the most talented artists to have arisen in Algeria.
Farid Benyaa was born in the Algerian city of Bejaia in 1953. He did not start off being a full time artist after completing his studies, but played a significant role in major restoration projects during which time he was also able to work with a team from UNESCO. In the year 1990, Benyaa made the decision to follow his dreams and opened an art workshop in Algiers, in Ain-Naadjie. Ten years later he opened the doors to his own gallery, known as the Galerie d’art Farid Benyaa, where many personal exhibitions have been showcased such as The Sources of the Future, Emotion, Guardian of the Temple, Music Stars and Homage to the Square.
The Galerie d’art Farid Benyaa, focuses on Algeria and its wide variety of artistic creations that are grouped together in categories such as The Deep South of Algeria, Music and Dances of Algeria, Portraits of Algerian Women, Landscapes and Monuments of Algeria. The Galerie d’art Farid Benyaa is not only a tribute to the artistic abilities of this amazing artists, but to the beauty and wonders of Algeria.