Graphics of Zeke Ziner (1919-2006)
On display are works from the Ziner Art Collection showcasing the versatility of this twentieth century master artist. VIEW ALL
This color linoleum block print required four separate registered blocks carved, one for each color. Zeke planned and carved his compositions with the skill of an engraver and the freedom of a painter, combining an uncanny cutting technique with a highly focused imagination. The edition was limited to 88 to demonstrate sustained control over a difficult process. This […]
The busy waterfront is complete with donkey carts and traveling priests. The town rises up the hills from the harbor. These prints were based on 1969 trip sketches, photographs and impressions that came to fruition twenty years later in this print series. This item is currently available for purchase.
This warmly dressed pair of young men came from Zeke Ziner’s Imaginary Ancestors, a series of related portrait drawings and prints depicting turn-of-the-century immigrants who may or may not be relatives. Schwartz and Roite were painted with watercolors on washi, hand-made paper. On the back of this drawing are two other fellows, unfinished.
In this linoleum block print we see wine and cement staged for transport by cart and boat. The geometry of the town continues as a motif throughout most of the print series and sketches of the harbor at Hydra, Greece. This print goes well with “Tourists, Hydra” which continues the busy waterfront complete with donkey carts […]