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 detailed composition shows the tour-boat crowd bustling along the old waterfront.
Oil on linen, this is an unfinished work from 1956 or so, that was too evocative and unusual to ignore. It does contain the elements of a recurring theme in the artist’s work, old age and trees. Under the heavy paint can be seen a bright color scheme from an underlying painting.
Mr. Ziner donated his services to the citizen’s committee for the restoration of the library, preparing informational materials for print. The drawing style evokes an engraving contemporary with the neo-classical subject. Pen and ink on film. The drawing was made “for the camera”, to be reduced somewhat and used in a layout. While it was undoubtably drawn as an […]
Out in the plein air, on vacation in Maine, Zeke made many drawings with a rapid, calligraphic brush and wash. Sumi or carbon black ink with water on washi, Japanese hand-made paper was his medium of choice for some of his most expressive drawings through the decades. These were some of the first papers friend Aiko […]
This color linoleum block print required four separate and registered blocks carved, one for each color. The edition size was limited to 88 numbered prints. The print in the exhibit is a printer’s proof, extra to the edition and signed by both the artist and the printer. Prints from this unique edition are for sale through […]