Foundation News


Posted: May 31, 2016

Interview with 2016 Digital Arts Writing Awards Recipient, Christiane Paul

Christiane Paul received the $40,000 award ($30,000 award plus the opportunity for a $10,000 project grant) for an established arts writer in the U.S. who has made significant contributions to writing about digital art. Christiane ...

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Posted: May 26, 2016

2016 CURRENTS New Media Festival

The Foundation is excited to support the 2016 CURRENTS New Media Festival in Santa Fe, New Mexico. CURRENTS brings together the work of established and emerging new media artists from New Mexico, ...

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Posted: May 24, 2016

Interview with 2016 Digital Arts Writing Awards Recipient, Nora Khan

Nora Khan received the $20,000 award ($15,000 award plus the opportunity for a $5,000 project grant) for an emerging arts writer in the U.S. who demonstrates great promise in writing about digital art. Nora ...

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Posted: May 20, 2016

Interview with Rebecca Long, curator of Doctrine and Devotion

Rebecca Long, curator of Doctrine and Devotion: Art of the Religious Orders in the Spanish Andes at the Art Institute of Chicago, talks with the Thoma Foundation about the artworks that inspired this ...

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Posted: May 16, 2016

Mouse in the Machine: Nature in the Age of Digital Art

Mouse in the Machine: Nature in the Age of Digital Art features 15 digital and software-based artworks by 12 artists from the Thoma art collection to examine the intersection of technology and nature. Using ...

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Posted: May 10, 2016

Acquisition Highlight: Nam June Paik’s TV Fish

When the Foundation acquired Nam June Paik’s TV Fish earlier this year, one of our first questions was “Who’s going to feed the fish?” Right away, however, it became clear that the piece is ...

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Posted: May 3, 2016

Thoma Foundation Announces Recipients of 2016 Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation announces the winners and the selection committee for its second annual Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art. The awards are merit-based and recognize the achievements ...

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Posted: April 27, 2016

A Year in Review with Jon Ippolito

As the Foundation gets ready to announce the recipients of the second year of the Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art, we caught up with 2015 Arts Writing Award winner Jon Ippolito to find out how the award has ...

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Posted: April 21, 2016

A Year in Review with Joanne McNeil

As the Foundation gets ready to announce the recipients of the second year of the Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art, we caught up with 2015 Arts Writing Award winner Joanne McNeil to find out how the award ...

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Posted: April 15, 2016

Research Fellowship in Twentieth-Century Abstract Painting

Chicago, IL – The Foundation is pleased to announce a new fellowship to support research on twentieth-century abstract painting. The fellowship will provide an emerging scholar unique access to the Foundation’s exceptional collection of ...

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