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Noblesse Oblige
Noblesse Oblige

Abstraction can push a familiar scene to the limit of recognizability. Liz Gribin takes similar liberties with the human figure and it’s surroundings in her canvas, ‘Noblesse Oblige,’ which took one of the (Heckscher Museum) show’s top prizes.

Helen HarrisonNew York Times

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