Foundation News

Posted: February 3, 2016

Meet the Team: Anna Stiles

Collections Manager Anna Stiles joined the Foundation team in September 2015. Based in Chicago, Anna handles the logistics of the Foundation’s artwork loans, acquisitions, and the maintenance of the collection in Chicago ...

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Posted: January 5, 2016

2015 Arts Writing Awards Winners Discuss Criticism in Digital Art

NEW YORK CITY – On the evening of December 15, 2015, Jon Ippolito and Joanne McNeil, the inaugural awardees of the Thoma Foundation Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art, joined Christiane Paul in a ...

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Posted: December 22, 2015

Artist James Córdova on the Art and History of St. Teresa of Ávila

James Córdova joins us in a five-part series about the santero tradition to discuss his St. Teresa of Ávila bulto, a recent addition to our Spanish Colonial collection. Here he describes the history of St. ...

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Posted: December 15, 2015

2015 Recipients: Jon Ippolito & Joanne McNeil

THE 2015 ARTS WRITING AWARDS RECIPIENTS Jon Ippolito received the $30,000 award for an established arts writer in the U.S. who has made significant contributions to writing in the digital arts. Jon ...

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Posted: December 3, 2015

Better Words About Bits: Thoma Foundation 2015 Arts Writing Awards Winners Speak on Criticism in Digital Art

NEW YORK CITY – Jon Ippolito and Joanne McNeil, the inaugural awardees of the Thoma Foundation Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art, join Christiane Paul in a conversation on the critical role ...

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Posted: December 3, 2015

Announcing the Winners of New Arts Writing Scholarship Competition for New Mexico School of the Arts

Santa Fe, NM – The Thoma Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of its new Arts Writing Scholarship competition for the New Mexico School for the Arts (NMSA) Senior Creative Writing program. ...

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Posted: October 31, 2015

The Red that Colored the World at the Bowers Museum

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. ...

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Posted: September 30, 2015

Power Geometry: Painting & Digital Art from the Thoma Foundation Collection

Power Geometry: painting & digital art from the Thoma Foundation collection is a thematic exhibition that begins with the fact that geometric shapes have visual power, but it does not end there. The phrase ...

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Posted: July 27, 2015

Re-envisioning the Virgin Mary

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 ...

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Posted: July 10, 2015

Jazz or Classical? What Jean-Pierre Hebert Listens to While Coding Algorithms

One of the first modern artists to use computers to create art, Jean-Pierre Hébert describes why he listens to music while coding algorithms. “The word ‘canon’ in this drawing’s title (Ligne noire ...

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