Foundation News


Posted: September 11, 2020

Curator Talk: Digital Art Curator Jason Foumberg Presents at the 2020 Ars Electronica Festival

For the 2020 Ars Electronica Festival, the Thoma Foundation’s Curator of Digital Art, Jason Foumberg’s 15-minute video offers personal anecdotes about how the Foundation decides which artworks to collect. The lushly illustrated ...

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Posted: September 11, 2020

Collector and Curator Q&A: Carl Thoma’s Taste for Digital Art Revealed at Currents New Media Festival

On August 26, 2020, art collector Carl Thoma and curator Jason Foumberg were interviewed by the Thoma Foundation’s program officer Sarah Rovang on how they have worked to build a prominent digital ...

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Posted: August 14, 2020

Meet the Staff: Arianna Riva

Tell us a little about yourself. What did you do before joining the Thoma Foundation staff? I was born in Providence, Rhode Island, but grew up moving back and forth between the ...

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Posted: August 14, 2020

Meet the Staff: Sarah Rovang

Tell us a little about yourself. What did you do before joining the Thoma Foundation staff? After receiving my Ph.D. from Brown University, I taught at the University of Michigan for a ...

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Posted: July 10, 2020

Announcing the 2020–21 Marilynn Thoma Fellows and Research Award Winners in Art of the Spanish Americas

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation will award over $125,000 in fellowships and research grants to support scholarship on the art of the Spanish Americas. This year, we are pleased to ...

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Posted: July 7, 2020

Interview with Katherine Mills, 2020–21 Marilynn Thoma Pre-Doctoral Fellow

The Foundation is proud to announce that Katherine Mills (PhD Candidate in the History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University) has been awarded the 2020–21 Marilynn Thoma pre-doctoral fellowship in art of the ...

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Posted: June 24, 2020

Film Screening: Bruce Conner’s LOOKING FOR MUSHROOMS

Paula Cooper Gallery and Camden Art Centre present Bruce Conner’s acclaimed film available for free to screen online until June 29. “LOOKING FOR MUSHROOMS (1959-1967/1998) is a psychedelic travelogue film that documents ...

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Posted: June 22, 2020

Interactive Art House Tour

In this interactive 360° tour, you are invited to explore our public exhibition venue room by room and discover information about each individual artwork. We are excited to offer this experience to ...

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Posted: June 15, 2020

New Publication Grants Program

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation is pleased to announce a new initiative to support museum and university press publishing projects. Beginning on June 15, 2020, the Foundation’s new Publication Grants Program will provide ...

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Posted: June 13, 2020

Thiago Rocha Pitta’s digital art video available online

Thiago Rocha Pitta chose specific landscapes of South African coasts and his native Brazil for their similar rock composition. Here, honey poured on rock represents the passage of geologic time. “When I ...

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