The Noble Maritime Collection will present Modern Ruins, Paintings by Anna Held Audette (1939-2013), a new exhibition that will open with a free public reception on Sunday, July 17, 2016 from 2 until 4 PM and continue through December 11, 2016.
A distinguished teacher and artist, Audette’s paintings of industrial ruins and obsolete machinery chronicle the decline of industry in the United States.
The exhibition will include a selection of her large paintings, some of which were done in ship’s boneyards on the Staten Island shoreline.
The Noble Maritime Collection is located at Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, New York. To learn more about it, call (718) 447-6490 or visit its website,www.noblemaritime.org.