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

Life Study, left hand

Life Study, Left Hand

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.

Harbor at Hydra

Harbor at Hydra

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 […]

Eine Kleine Knacht Music II

Eine kleine Nachtmusik II

Monhegan Island, ‘79

Monhegan Island, ‘79

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 […]

More Relics, BC

More Relics, BC

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