"The painting of the future was born in caves" Andrea Benetti
Born in 1964, Andrea Benetti created and drew up the "Manifesto of Neo Cave Art" presented at the 53rd Venice Biennale, in the pavilion called "Nature and Dreams", located at the Ca 'Foscari University. Conceptually, the Manifesto is inspired by the genesis of art. In his works, Andrea Benetti cites, transfigures, plays, reinvents concepts and forms of Cave painting, creating an ideal bridge between the genesis of art and its contemporaneity. He has collaborated and still collaborates to the realization of projects with various Italian and foreign universities, including the John Hopkins University, the University of Bologna, Ferrara, Roma Tre, Lecce, Bergamo, Bari. These universities have carried out research on his art. Benetti's works are present in collections all over the world. In addition to the museums of contemporary art in Italy and abroad and prestigious private collections, including the United Nations, his works are present in the Quirinale (seat of the President of the Italian Republic), in the Italian Parliament, in the Vatican, in various Embassies. For this reason, he was received at the Quirinale (seat of the President of the Italian Republic), in the Chamber of Deputies (Italian Parliament) and in the Vatican, where he met Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis.
There are dozens of university professors and important art critics who have written about Benetti's art and have participated in the projects that the Italian painter has created.
ANDREA BENETTI'S WORKS AROUND THE WORLD
QUIRINALE ART COLLECTION - Roma, Italy
VATICAN ART COLLECTION - Roma, Italy
UNITED NATIONS ART COLLECTION - New York, U.S.A.
MONTECITORIO PALACE - ITALIAN CHAMBER OF DEPUTIE - Rome, Italy
ARGENTINE MINISTRY OF JUSTICE AND HUMAN RIGHTS - Buenos Aires, Argentina
MAMBO - MUSEUM OF MODERN ART BOLOGNA - Bologna, Italy
VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY ∙ Richmond, U.S.A.
COPELOUZOS FAMILY ART MUSEUM COLLECTION ∙ Athens, Greece
RINALDI-PALADINO ART MUSEUM FOUNDATION - Lugano, Switzerland
MACIA - ITALIAN CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM IN AMERICA - San Jose,Costa Rica
MUSEION - MUSEUM OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART BOLZANO - Bolzano, Italy
CAMeC - CENTRO D'ARTE MODERNA E CONTEMPORANEA - La Spezia, Italy
OSVALDO LICINI CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM - Ascoli Piceno, Italy
UNIVERSITY OF FERRARA ART COLLECTION - Ferrara, Italy
UNIVERSITY OF BARI ART COLLECTION - Bari, Italy
MUNICIPALITY OF LECCE ART COLLECTION - Lecce – Italy
ITALIAN EMBASSY IN NEW ZEALAND - Wellington, New Zealand
AMEDEO MODIGLIANI MUSEUM - Follonica, Italy
F. P. MICHETTI MUSEUM - Francavilla al Mare, Italy
SILVESTRO LEGA MUSEUM - Modigliana, Italy
SPELEOLOGICAL MUSEUM "FRANCO ANELLI" - Grotte di Castellana, Italy
CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM - LOGUDORO MEILOGU NATIONAL FOUNDATION - Banari, Italy
FACCHINI COLLECTION - LA FENICE ET DES ARTISTES - Venezia, Italy
ITALIAN EMBASSY IN CHINA - Beijing, China
Artistic high school
Academy of Fine Arts