Meet Jerry Bengis and some of his accomplishments? Jerry Bengis, an international authority in Salvador Dali, has appraised over 5,000 individual pieces of art dating back from the early 2000s to present day. He has also lectured on many cruise ships, art seminars, and museum venues. He is a specialist in graphics including, but not limted to Dali, Miro, Picasso, and many more. As a fine art appraiser for Princess Cruise Lines, Oceania, Crystal, Cunard, NCL, and countless others, he has appraised over 29,300 pieces since 2001.
What clients say about Jerry Bengis : Since 1998, Jerry Bengis has been an invaluable resource as an Art Appraiser and expert to many of my clients both here in the U.S and Overseas. Having done countless appraisals, his knowledge and expertise on many of the Masters of the 20th Century like Chagall, Dali and Picasso has translated into Appraisals for Insurance Replacement Value and Fair Market Value. I have known Jerry to always go the extra mile in research and documentation. Being an Art Historian myself I have had to set a very high bar on which experts that I can recommend with great confidence. Jerry has always been at the top of that list.
Japon is usually laid paper, somewhat translucent and fibrous, satin or iridescent and flocked texture. Also called Japan paper. Kinetic Art is sculpture that has moving parts. Marcel Duchamp’s Bicycle Wheel, 1913 was the first kinetic sculpture. Laid paper is handmade and laid on a wire form leaving uneven wire marks on the paper. Lithograph is a printing process that creates an image on a plate with an oil-based water-repelling compound. Mobile is a hanging, kinetic sculpture of balanced objects and rods which freely rotate. Alexander Calder invented the mobile in 1931; Marcel Duchamp suggested the name.
An accredited appraiser with certification in limited edition prints, Jerry Bengis has served as an art appraiser for over four decades. Considered a specialist in limited edition graphics and sculpture, Jerry Bengis has served as an expert witness on fine art cases and lectured on limited-edition prints. Along with performing fine art appraisals for a number of cruise lines, he has educated passengers about art during their travels. He also served on the board of directors of the Coral Springs Art Museum for two years.
Art Deco was a purely decorative art movement in the 1920s and 30s influencing architecture and interior design as well as painting, graphic arts and fashion. The style was seen as ultra-modern and elegant. Artist’s Proof is technically an impression of a print taken during the printmaking process to show the progress of the work. In current practice Artist’s Proof are identical to the numbered prints but not counted in the limited edition. These prints belong to the artist and may number as many as twenty; by convention the artist does not sell these prints right away.
An international art authority, Jerry Bengis has an international reputation as an expert on the works of Salvador Dali. Over more than three decades in the field, Jerry Bengis has evaluated over 10,000 pieces on behalf of corporate clients like cruise liners and insurance companies. Further, he has acted as a curator for Salvador Dali exhibitions in Las Vegas, Miami, and Fort Lauderdale. Jerry is a distinguished member of the International Society of Appraisers.Jerry is very passionate about art and is a well known art collector of the works of many 20th Century Artists such as Picasso, Lichtenstein, Warhol and Dali. Read additional information at Jerry Bengis.