Who is 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.
Field, Albert (1916-2003) Salvador Dali’s official archivist published “The Official Catalog of the Graphic Works of Salvador Dali” in 1996. Read more… Giclee is the process of making fine art prints using a computer source and an inkjet printer. Archival – fade resistant – inks are used and prints can be on canvas as well as paper. Gouache is a matte water color paint made opaque by the addition of gum arabic., a chalky filler. This also refers to the techinique of painting with this medium. Guarro is fine drawing paper made in Guarro, Spain.
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.
Abstract Art uses color and form to create images that do not represent natural objects. The term has also been used to describe art that depicts real forms in a simplified basic manner, alluding to the original natural subject. Aquatint is a printing technique similar to etching which uses an acid resistant resin powder to create a tonal effect in the ground. Arches paper is a durable, air-dried type of paper preferred by printers and watercolor painters; made in the Arches paper mill in Lorraine, France.
When he is not working, Jerry Bengis enjoys traveling throughout the world. So far, he has visited destinations in Europe, northern Africa, and the United States. Also a sports fan, the art expert follows the Miami Dolphins football team and especially admires the athletic prowess of baseball player Mickey Mantle. See extra info on Jerry Bengis.