This is a monoprint on washi, Japanese hand-made paper. With a monoprint, the inks are worked on glass and the paper is laid down, transferring the image.
This is a sheet from the book, Improvisations, 1954, that was organized by the Chicago chapter of the Artist’s Equity Association. 40 artists were each given a lithographic plate which they worked directly. Sponsors from the paper and print industries helped fund it. Zeke chose to depict the friendship of two boys in a playground, one […]
This print is dated September, ’89 which means that Mr Ziner was carving the block for this print in the days leading up to his 70th birthday, August 27, 1989. In this self-portrait is included the stainless steel sculptures which took so long to make yet defined him as a vital artist even in those […]
This color linoleum block print required four separate and registered blocks carved, one for each color. The edition size was limited to 88 numbered prints. The print in the exhibit is a printer’s proof, extra to the edition and signed by both the artist and the printer. Prints from this unique edition are for sale through […]
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 […]
The busy waterfront is complete with donkey carts and traveling priests. The town rises up the hills from the harbor. These prints were based on 1969 trip sketches, photographs and impressions that came to fruition twenty years later in this print series. This item is currently available for purchase.
In this linoleum block print we see wine and cement staged for transport by cart and boat. The geometry of the town continues as a motif throughout most of the print series and sketches of the harbor at Hydra, Greece. This print goes well with “Tourists, Hydra” which continues the busy waterfront complete with donkey carts […]