Gallery Category: Dobbs Ferry, NY
Family Group

Family Group

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”

In-laws

In-laws

In the 1960’s Zeke turned to his brush and ink-wash techniques to describe modern relationships. This was one of the more pithy ones and never sold. See also, Family Group. It is drawn with a brush with sumi, black, on washi, Japanese hand-made paper.

ife Study, Standing Nude

Life Study, Standing Nude

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.

Life Study, Seated nude

Life Study, Seated Nude

In practice, life drawing will involves timed poses. Two figures from the same pose demonstrates a sure control.

Live Study Seated nude

Live Study Seated Nude

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

Rocks

Rocks

Zeke produced a series of oil on paper paintings which seemed to study the effects of gravity and balance on settling rocks.  The results are these serendipitous arrangements with great stability and calm yet infused with the feeling that it could have turned out differently. It was drawn from the imagination. When compared to the other […]

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