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
January, 1980, this would be from a life drawing session either at the Dobbs Ferry Library or the Tarrytown Arts Center. Anyone who practices drawing from the figure knows the difficulty of rendering a tall standing figure.
This detailed composition shows the tour-boat crowd bustling along the old waterfront.
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.
This print is dated September, ’89 which means that Mr Ziner was carving the block for this print in the days leading up to his 70th birthday, August 27, 1989. In this self-portrait is included the stainless steel sculptures which took so long to make yet defined him as a vital artist even in those […]