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.
"What I responded to in Liz's work," Leitzes says, "is the juxtaposition between sadness and beauty. There's a real emotion beneath the surface."
This artist's quiet authority is apparent both in person and in her work.
Larry Rivers and Liz Gribin, currently exhibiting in Southampton, each exemplify a reverence for a linear approach to the surface of the work that is too often underappreciated ...