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Pacific Standard Time LA/LA

The Foundation is excited to support several museums participating in Pacific Standard Time LA/LA. Led by the Getty, Pacific Standard Time is a collaborative effort from arts institutions across Southern California to explore Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles for five months from September 2017 through January 2018.

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Hoy features Doctrine and Devotion

Mar 19, 2016 - Jan 03, 2018

This week Hoy, the largest Spanish-language daily newspaper in Chicago, published a print piece and video story on Doctrine and Devotion: Art of the Religious Orders in the Spanish Andes, an exhibition of 13 Spanish colonial paintings from the Collection of Carl & Marilynn Thoma. The exhibition seeks to introduce visitors to images promoted by several Catholic orders at work in the Spanish Andes between the 17th and Read more....

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Extended Exhibition – Virtual Views at Knoxville Museum of Art

Feb 03, 2017 - Jul 16, 2017

Virtual Views at the Knoxville Museum of Art explores the growing importance of electronic new media in contemporary art as seen in the work of artists who are pioneers in the use of LEDs (light-emitting diodes), LCD (liquid crystal display), and computer-driven imagery. The exhibition is the first large-scale loan of digital artworks from the Thoma Foundation Read more....

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Bruce Nauman’s Setting a Good Corner Travels to Oklahoma State University

Aug 08, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016

STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA – Just in time for the start of the new academic year, Oklahoma State University’s Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will host an artwork loan from the Thoma Foundation.

Bruce Nauman’s Setting a Good Corner (Allegory and Metaphor) is an hour-long video that depicts the artist erecting fence posts on his Las Read more....

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Interview with Rebecca Long, curator of Doctrine and Devotion

Rebecca Long, curator of Doctrine and Devotion: Art of the Religious Orders in the Spanish Andes at the Art Institute of Chicago, talks with the Thoma Foundation about the artworks that inspired this new exhibition of Spanish Colonial art at the Art Institute, iconography, and the exchange of images and ideas across the Atlantic.

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Extended Exhibition – Doctrine and Devotion: Art of the Religious Orders in the Spanish Andes

Mar 19, 2016 - Jan 03, 2018

On view through June 25, 2017 at the Art Institute of Chicago, Doctrine and Devotion introduces the major religious missionary orders active in South America during the colonial period. The exhibition explores the visual themes and iconographies developed and promoted by the orders in their efforts to spread Christianity in Spanish South America. Highlighting the political Read more....

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Mabel Dodge Luhan & Company: American Moderns and the West

May 22, 2016 - Sep 11, 2016

The Foundation is pleased to support the Mabel Dodge Luhan & Company exhibition organized by the Harwood Museum of Art in Taos, New Mexico. Opening May 22, 2016, the exhibition explores the life and times of Mabel Dodge Luhan (1879-1962), one of the early 20th century’s most significant and under-recognized cultural figures. The Foundation has loaned Read more....

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The Red that Colored the World at the Bowers Museum

Oct 31, 2015 - Feb 21, 2016

The Red that Colored the World exhibition travels to the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, CA and explores the global history and use in art of American cochineal, the producer of the color red. The exhibition includes James Cordova’s bulto, Santa Cristina de Bolsena, from the Carl & Marilynn Thoma collection.

From the Bowers Museum:

“Red, with its brilliant Read more....

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Re-envisioning the Virgin Mary

Jul 05, 2015 - Jul 03, 2016

Re-envisioning the Virgin Mary: Colonial Painting from South America, the second phase of an exhibition at the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, features eight paintings on loan from the the Marilynn and Carl Thoma Collection, one of the country’s most distinguished collections of Spanish colonial art. These works tell the story of how local miracles helped Catholicism Read more....

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The Red that Colored the World at the Museum of International Folk Art

May 17, 2015 - Sep 13, 2015

The Red that Colored the World exhibition at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe explores the global history and use in art of American cochineal, the producer of the color red. The exhibition includes James Cordova’s bulto, Santa Cristina de Bolsena, from the Carl & Marilynn Thoma collection.

From the Museum of Read more....