Foundation News


Posted: May 7, 2020

Artist Highlight: Julian Stanczak

“What we remember primordially, we remember through shapes. Darkness and lightness in their simplest forms describe and sculpt the environment for us.” – artist Julian Stanczak, in a 2012 interview with Geoform. ...

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Posted: March 12, 2020

Art House to Suspend Public Gallery Hours Until Further Notice

In consideration of the safety of our staff and community, the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation will temporarily suspend public gallery hours at Art House in Santa Fe, New Mexico due ...

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Posted: March 2, 2020

Artwork Loan and Grant: Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation is excited to have two artworks from our collection featured in Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists, organized by the Minneapolis Institute of Art. ...

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Posted: March 1, 2020

Grantee Exhibition: Uncanny Valley: Being Human in the Age of AI

The Thoma Foundation is proud to provide major support for Uncanny Valley: Being Human in the Age of AI at the de Young Museum in San Francisco. This exhibit offers a lens ...

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Posted: February 23, 2020

Acquisition Highlight: Oscar Muñoz

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation is excited to announce a recent addition to our collection of Digital & Electronic Art: Oscar Muñoz’s 2014-2016 digital video projection El Coleccionista (The Collector). ...

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Posted: February 12, 2020

Acquisition Highlight: Nursing Madonna, Mid-19th Century

Recently acquired by the Foundation, Nursing Madonna, an oil painting with gold detailing created by an unidentified Bolivian artist in the mid-19th century, shows the Virgin Mary and the Christ Child dressed ...

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Posted: February 6, 2020

Grantee Activity: Pay-as-you-Wish Day at CAA Conference

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation is proud to support College Art Association (CAA)’s Annual Conference in Chicago by providing a Pay-as-You-Wish day on Friday, February 14, 2020. Pay-as-You-Wish day enables ...

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Posted: January 15, 2020

Twelve Paintings on Loan to Snite Museum of Art

Snite Museum of Art’s upcoming exhibit Divine Illusions: Statue Paintings from Colonial South America focuses on statue paintings of the Virgin Mary from the Viceroyalty of Peru. On loan from the Thoma Foundation are 12 paintings ...

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Posted: January 12, 2020

Trevor Paglen on Loan to Museum of Contemporary Photography

In Real Life at the Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP), Columbia College Chicago seeks to examine the real-world impact of computer vision. On loan from the Thoma Foundation is Trevor Paglen’s video ...

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Posted: December 15, 2019

2019: A Year in Review

In 2019, the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation acquired 80 artworks across the fields of Digital and Electronic Art, Spanish Colonial Art, Post-War Painting and Sculpture, and Japanese Bamboo. We have ...

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