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

More Relics, BC

More Relics, BC

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 […]

Color Tree

Color Tree

Oil on paper A color invention in the form of the sculptural tree, that enigmatic form that Zeke loved to explore. Oil paints and printing inks were applied with knives and brushes to good effect. “Over the years similar images and forms recur as if each of us possesses a fluid bank of scripts which we never exhaust.”     Z.Z.  1980

Plan for sculpture

Plan for Sculpture

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 […]

Live Study Seated nude

Live Study Seated Nude

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

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