Nadia Benbouta

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Nadia Benbouta (born January 21, 1970) is an Algerian artist who lives and works in Paris.[1]

Born in Algiers, she was educated at the École supérieure des beaux-arts d'Alger (fr) and the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts.[2]

Her art combines seemingly unrelated elements: found images from advertising, children's films and other sources, comic strip art, flags, weapons and decorative designs.[1]

Her work has been displayed in solo shows in France, Germany and the Ukraine. She has participated in group exhibitions in Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Toulouse, Germany, Norway, Greece, Algeria and New York City.[1]

Benbouta received the Prix Albéric Rocheron in 1998 and the Prix Fenêtre des Arts Européens awarded by the Sprengel Museum in Hanover in 1999.[1]

Her work is held in the collections of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts, the Musée de Serignan (fr) and the town of Bobigny.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Nadia Benbouta" (PDF) (in French). anne-marie et roland pallade art contemporain.
  2. ^ Eigner, Saeb (2010). Art of the Middle East. ISBN 978-1-8589-4500-2.