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.
She creates a poetic atmosphere and a sensitive and refreshing rendering of the figure which is rare today.
Abstraction can push a familiar scene to the limit of recognizability.
The figures are emotionally loaded. It's not, however, facial expressions that carry the emotion but their postures and placement in space.