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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 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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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: February 23, 2020

Acquisition Highlight: Oscar Muñoz’s El Coleccionista

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: 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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Posted: January 9, 2018

Acquisition Highlight: Our Lady of the Rosary with Saints Dominic and Catherine of Siena

The practice of praying with a rosary began in twelfth century Europe, when it was said that the Virgin Mary herself had given the first rosary beads to Saint Dominic of Guzmán ...

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Posted: December 13, 2017

What is the Future of Digital Art?

As part of our mission to support and promote the ever-evolving field of digital art, the Thoma Foundation has interviewed leading thinkers—curators, writers, and conservators—who offer unique insight into the rewards and ...

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Posted: September 5, 2017

Acquisition Highlight: Lynn Hershman Leeson’s Deep Contact

Since the 1970s, Lynn Hershman Leeson has been a major voice of Cyberfeminism, a field of art that critiques the role of technology in the representation of women’s bodies and identities in ...

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Posted: January 30, 2017

Acquisition Highlight: St. Francis Xavier

Born in Spain in 1506 to a noble Basque family, Francis Xavier was a companion of Ignatius of Loyola, and a co-founder of the Society of Jesus, a religious order better known ...

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