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
What was probably a 10 minute pose done with brush and wash is particularly convincing.
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.
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 […]
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 […]