Get to know Jerry Bengis and some of his ideas? 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.
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Symbolism in art refers to the use of a particluar image as an iconic representation with a particular meaning; Salvador Dali’s soft, melting clocks representing the relative nature of time. Woodcut is a relief printing technique produced by cutting an image in a hardwood block leaving the parts to be printed standing out on the flat surface. Woodcuts are usually printed on a press but may also be printed manually by rubbing with a frotton. Wove paper has the appearance of a uniform and smooth weave and flocked texture.
In addition to being trained in many areas of art, Jerry Bengis ranks as an international authority on Salvador Dali’s work. He has examined thousands of pieces and has never had a Dali piece returned to him nor faced challenges from insurance companies, which have recommended him for repeat business. Frank Hunter; the successor to Albert Field, the archivist for Salvador Dali Prints and author of The Official Catalog of the Graphic Works of Salvador Dali, hired Jerry Bengis to evaluate and appraise pieces donated to the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg. He has curated museum shows in Fort Lauderdale and Las Vegas celebrating the artist.
Avant-Garde means advanced guard in French and is used to refer to new and experimental styles of art. The term has been used since the 1860s to describe modern art movements such as Impressionism, Fauvism, Cubism and other movements. Catalog raisone is a comprehensive catalogue of the works of art of a single artist. It is a meticulous list of works and describes each work so that it may be dependably identified by others.
Jerry’s main business of which he is extremely proud is the family’s neon sign business, Benngis Signs. You might be familiar with the most iconic sign of them all – the Coppertone Girl. In fact that sign was recently given an historic designation and became the first sign in Florida to receive such a designation. Mr. Bengis enrolled at the University of Miami, where he earned an award in statistics and secured a bachelor of business administration. He also studied at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. While there, he competed on the school’s baseball team. Find additional information at Jerry Bengis.