339 Washington Street
By the sound of his laughter that seems to follow each visitor entering AZ Fine Arts gallery, you can tell Peter Ziegelman truly loves his work. That passion comes through even louder when you see the quality of the work he’s put together for his customers.
“It’s constantly changing,” said Ziegelman, who opened the gallery in 2005 in the former Wellesley Hills train station designed by H.H. Richardson. The architect also designed the landmark Trinity Church in Copley Square, Boston. “I liked that he was an artist and it would be a place we’d sell art.”
Around the corner, classically (and Montserrat) taught Scott Holloway’s “Dreaming of the Original Sin” features a jawless skull underlined with two crossed bones surrounded by sparkling gold paint that melts into a glossed palate holding eerie, barely decipherable writing. It’s a format that’s made for much desired t-shirt designs that have introduced him to new audiences.
Prior to AZ’s opening, Ziegelman spent six-to-eight months selecting original artists to work with. He’s never stopped searching. “I’m always looking at artist galleries online and going to a lot of shows throughout New England,” he said. “And I’ve been able to attract new artists