Daphna Bentata


Inspired by the Proust questionnaire, the questions we ask here seek to show side b of the most prominent collectors of our time, to reveal an aspect of their personality that few people have access to.

What kind of art do you prefer to admire: classical art, modern art or contemporary art?

I admire modern and contemporary art. But me and my husband have a contemporary art collection

What values do you appreciate in a culture?

What I most appreciate of a culture is their traditions, believes, values, customs, etc. cultural values are the principles and ideals upon which an entire community exists.

In what other time would you have liked to live?

I like to live in the present, so this is exactly the time I choose.

Which color do you prefer?

My favorite color is green, scarlet, I have many favorites.

Where do you prefer to place a piece of art from your collection?

I’m always moving art around the house and having issues with space, but I prefer the main salon, dining and family room

Do you like to appreciate a work of art alone or do you prefer to do it with someone special?

Appreciate art with someone special is the best, then you can interchange ideas. Me and my husband, we collect together and share this passion that art brings.

What region of the world would you like to live in?

I’m very happy in the USA, but if for some reason I had to emigrate again (I’m from Venezuela) I’m not sure where I will go.. I will like to be close to my family.

For you, art is…

Art is inspiration, is developing new ideas, is learning of new cultures and what’s happening around you.