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fHill Country Sun 2013

"Sculpture Ranch, grand gallery of the outdoors"

Seven miles west of Johnson City, on a sprawling 143 acres, is an astonishing artistic enclave. Here, incredible and substantial >>>
Hill country sun, oct 2013


San Antonio Beyond Arts and More Magazine

"Art and Stars in the Hills"

When Italian artist Benini moved to the Texas Hill Country, he was seeking seclusion. Instead, his move generated a cultural project that has, for years, presented >>>
Reprint from San Antonio Medicine, May, 2013

San Antonio Beyond Arts and More Magazine

"Benini: A Master at Work"

Master Artist Benini is a fascinating man of myriad skills, interests, and talents. Born in Imola, Italy, home of the Grand Prix, he left home a the age of 15 in the early…. >>>
San Antonio Beyond Arts and More Magazine - Volume 1, Issue 12
story by Marc Pouhe | photos by Abe Robledo


Clase Magazine

"Benini: Regresa al Valle"

Las pinturas abstracts del artista italiano Benini, realizadas entre 2003 hasta hace apenas un par de meses de.... >>>
ano 7 | no. 170 | Septiembre 2012
Por Erwin Guajardo, McAllen, TX


Benini _The Monitor

"SURFACE TREATMENT: The Cosmos Within"

Rich color has poured out of the soul of Benini and onto this gallery of canvases. These powerful visual manifestations link the artist to his inspirational ... >>>
Posted by nancy moyer, Monday, Octover 8, 2012 1;31 pm.


Benini's controlled Kaos

"Eye Candy" ART REVIEW
Benini's controlled Kaos

The thing about the paintings of Benini, the Italian-born artist who helped build Hot Springs’ art scene and now lives in Texas ... >>>


An Italian Artist Tames a Rugged Landscape to Create a Gallery ofArt and Nature

The Texas Hill Country, with its limestone bluffs and undulating landscape of live oaks and cedars, bears some resemblance to the Mediterranean countryside. At least, that's what Benini, an internationally estabilished artist >>>
From TEXAS HIGHWAYS, issue Dec 2009.


Dai profumi della cartoleria Marondoli al ranch del Texas "dove le stelle brillano di più". Ricordi, pensieri e opere di un artista americano nato sul Santerno. >>>
From SABATOSERA online, 14 SEP 2007.

The work of Johnson City artist Benini has earned the respect and admiration of national and international curators, collectors and gallery owners. He has had 160 one-man shows. But perhaps his most impressive >>>
From Country Lifestyle, Aug 2007

The Texas Hill Country - long known for longhorn cattle, lanky cowboys and rugged terrain - has lately been drawing visitors for another interest… fine art. >>>
From ELEGANT TEXAN, Spring/Summer 2005

On a recent trip to Fredericksburg, Texas, I accepted an invitation to meet former Hot Springs artist, Benini, and his wife, Lorraine, “on location” in >>>
From Hot Springs Life and Home Magazine, 2005




Hundreds of articles have been published throughout Benini's exhibition career that has spanned forty years and articles will be added on a regular basis.

Arkansas Times, 2011

Texas Highways, 2009

Horseshoe Bay Beacon, 2007

Sabatosera Online, September 2007

Country Lifestyle, August 2007

Hot Springs Life and Home, November 2005

The Elegant Texan, Spring/Summer 2005

Art Business News, April 2005

Johnson City Record Courier, November 2004

Texas Hill Country Magazine, Fall 2004

San Antonio Woman, Bravo, July/August 2004

Austin Statesman, XL Entertainment, July 2004

Fredericksburg Standard, June 2004, March 2003

The Picayune, September 2002

Le Firme di Exclusive, Summer 2002

Abilene Reporter, January 2001

At Home in Arkansas, October 1999

Northwest Arkansas Times, July 1997

Arkansas Democrat Gazette, April 1997

Central Florida Magazine, June 1988