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
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”
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.
Oil on linen, this is an unfinished work from 1956 or so, that was too evocative and unusual to ignore. It does contain the elements of a recurring theme in the artist’s work, old age and trees. Under the heavy paint can be seen a bright color scheme from an underlying painting.
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 […]