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 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.
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.
In practice, life drawing will involves timed poses. Two figures from the same pose demonstrates a sure control.
What was probably a 10 minute pose done with brush and wash is particularly convincing.
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 […]
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