After Paris, Casablanca, Marrakech and New York, the painter Driss Benwahoud with a pronounced taste for pop street art continues to make a name for himself on an international scale and now presents his works in Abu Dhabi.
Driss Benwahoud takes Abu Dhabi by storm for a new exhibition full of fantasy to contemplate at the prestigious Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas from October to November 2021.
The 35-year-old artist has several exhibitions to his credit around the world. His paintings have stayed in emblematic cities such as Paris or Dubai, as well as in his native country in Morocco.
Works combining graffiti, iconic characters and controversial messages made in flashy colors, with dimensions sometimes reaching 2 meters in height are the signature of this young and talented artist.
Driss has made its place in the Street Pop Art scene, with the ambition to always develop new techniques. An innovator at heart, he is particularly fond of research, the combination of techniques and materials to be in perpetual evolution.
In 2019, after several material tests, Driss Benwahoud succeeded in developing his own monochrome painting technique, of which he alone holds the secret …
His monochromes are refined and sober, his Street Pop Art is colorful and loaded. Today, he decides to improve his skills in both worlds.
Creative and responsive, the man we nickname “Daz” juggles his work in his family business in the insurance industry with his passion for art. A passion that he cultivates from an early age.