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Video Art by Bruce Conner at Phoenix Art Museum

On loan to the Phoenix Art Museum are Bruce Conner’s 1959-67 and 1959-67/1996 films LOOKING FOR MUSHROOMS.

Travelogue films documenting a psychedelic “trip” expresses the hallucinatory, mind-bending consciousness of the 1960s. Combining footage of San Francisco street views with footage taken from a series of scenes from mushroom-hunting excursions through rural Mexico, the short Read more....

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Kumi Yamashita’s Digital Sculpture on Loan to Wichita Art Museum

Aug 03, 2019 - Jan 05, 2020

Light & Shadow at the Wichita Art Museum explores the work of two sculptors who create artwork of ethereal beauty: Alyson Shotz and Kumi Yamashita. On loan from the Thoma Foundation is Yamashita’s 2015 sculpture Chair, of which a key component is its cast shadow.

Both artists create sculptures through labor-intensive handwork and trial-and-error experimentation. Read more....

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Art Since 1948 at Krannert Art Museum

Aug 29, 2019 - May 29, 2020

With strengths in American and European surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, Krannert Art Museum’s exhibition Art Since 1948 surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

On loan from the Thoma Foundation are June Harwood’s 1969 painting Read more....

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Spanish Colonial Paintings at the Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University

Apr 24, 2019 - Oct 28, 2019

The Thoma Foundation is proud to loan two Spanish Colonial paintings of Saint Michael the Archangel for the Cantor Arts Center’s exhibition How the West Was Won. These 17th- and 18th-century paintings are juxtaposed with Yinka Shonibare’s “Cowboy Angels” prints to provide deeper context for thinking about identity and power across the Americas and Read more....

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Kota Ezawa: The Crime of Art

Mar 12, 2019 - Dec 01, 2019

Traveling exhibition The Crime of Art, now on view at the Cummer Museum of Art, centers on Kota Ezawa’s study of a major museum heist that remains unsolved.

On loan from the Thoma Foundation is Ezawa’s Double Tape, a two-channel digital video animation on vintage monitors which replicates actual security footage from the 1990 Read more....

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“Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain” at Museo de Historia Mexicana

Oct 30, 2019 - Feb 23, 2020

The Thoma Foundation is proud to provide support for the traveling exhibition Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain, organized by the San Diego Museum of Art. This exhibition will be on view at the Museo de Historia Mexicana in Monterrey, Mexico, from October 30, 2019 – February 23, 2010. Art & Empire Read more....

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“El Perú: Art in the Contemporary Past” featuring Spanish Colonial Paintings

Sep 06, 2019 - May 31, 2020

El Perú: Art in the Contemporary Past at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque aims to break down stereotypes of what visitors expect to see in a “Peruvian art exhibit.” Featured works include photography, sculpture, ceramics, painting, and multimedia in juxtaposition with examples of their historical antecedents. On loan from the Thoma Foundation Read more....

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Direct Message: Art, Language, and Power at MCA Chicago

Oct 26, 2019 - Jan 26, 2020

Direct Message: Art, Language, and Power at MCA Chicago looks at the ways artists since the 1960s have used words to challenge our ideas about all of the messages we read, write, hear, and speak daily as well as their forms. In this innovative exhibition, artists remix conventional modes of communication, challenging our perceptions Read more....

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Bold Abstractions: Paintings from the Thoma Collection

Oct 11, 2019 - Jan 26, 2020

Bold Abstractions: Paintings from the Thoma Collection at the Rockford Art Museum explores new forms of abstract painting from the 1960s, following the heyday of Abstract Expressionism. This exhibition of works from the collection of the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation includes an international group of 33 artists associated with some of the Read more....

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Federico Solmi’s Solo Exhibition at the Tarble Arts Center

Aug 17, 2019 - Oct 06, 2019

The Grand Masquerade, Federico Solmi’s first solo exhibition in the United States, takes place from August 17 – October 6, 2019, at the Tarble Arts Center at Eastern Illinois University. This exhibition is curated by Michael Schuetz.

On loan from the Thoma Foundation is Solmi’s 15-channel digital animation Douche Bag City. This artwork, modeled after Read more....