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
Do the drawings of sculptural inventions, obviously metallic, nearly build-able, represent abstract expression in an future age, a eutectic of metal-form and organic complexity? There is an inhuman quality to these forms yet they bristle and sway like something alive. Under a cap or mantle, is it a shell or perhaps an expanding sail that […]
Zeke produced a series of oil on paper paintings which seemed to study the effects of gravity and balance on settling rocks. The results are these serendipitous arrangements with great stability and calm yet infused with the feeling that it could have turned out differently. It was drawn from the imagination. When compared to the other […]
In the 1960′s Zeke turned to his brush and ink-wash techniques to describe modern relationships of dependence and protection. Signed, “Family Group #1 Jan.’63, Zeke Ziner”
These studies are particularly effective as there are no indecisive lines, no corrections or blurring over. The left hand would have to model for the right sometimes.
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 […]