The rise of an art dealer professional : Jerry Bengis? I have two long time professions- art appraiser and owned the largest sign company in Miami for many years – I am working as a consultant in signs- how do I use both? I am also in the sign business for over 45 years—I owned Bengis Signs in Miami and am now a principle in Graphplex Signs in Hollywood. I have made most of the most important signs in Florida like all the Coppertone Signs and the first 700 Burger King signs and all the Pollo Tropical signs at the onset. I also one of the foremost authorities on Salvador Dali in the world.
What clients say about Jerry Bengis : Jerry I was very pleased with the appraisals, and we will send more for appraisal as funds make themselves available. Our original Pino takes pride of place in our establishment. Cannot thank you enough for your research and thoroughness in providing our recent request for current valuation. Would not consider anyone else should we require similar assistance in the future.
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.
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.
Constructivism was a Russian movement in art and architecture from 1919 which viewed art as part and conveyance of social revolution. Contemporary Art generally refers to art produced since World War II. Cubism developed by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque based on some ideas of Paul Cézanne. An important art movement developed from 1906 until 1914 in France and spread throughout Europe. It represents all the surfaces of depicted objects in a single flat plane as if all sides of the objects are visible from the same point of view.
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 more information on Jerry Bengis.