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Posted: August 4, 2021

Thoma Foundation receives grant for scientific analysis of Bolivian copper artworks

Eight Bolivian copper artworks will soon come out of storage at the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation and go beneath a microscope to help materials scientists unravel the secrets of their unknown ...

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Posted: June 9, 2021

Meet the Team: Duncan Bass

Tell us a little about yourself. What did you do before joining the Thoma Foundation team? I recently completed dual Masters degrees at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where ...

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Posted: May 6, 2021

Conservation of The Last Judgment

Throughout 2019 and 2020, painting conservator Daniela Leonard and frame conservation technician, Charles Pietraszewski, completed an extensive conservation treatment on our Art of the Spanish Americas painting, The Last Judgment. When we ...

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Posted: April 28, 2021

2020 Annual Report from the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation

2020 was a year of change. A global pandemic, social and political upheaval, and suddenly life seemed to change overnight. Equity, access, and opportunity became our keywords for measurable success and our ...

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Posted: April 27, 2021

New Digital Art Space Revealed in the Santa Fe Railyard

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation announces the opening of a new 3,500 square-foot space for experiencing contemporary art in the Santa Fe Railyard District. Art Vault is dedicated to sharing the ...

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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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