Foundation News

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: December 14, 2019

Paintings on Loan to Art Institute of Chicago

On view at the Art Institute of Chicago are four portraits from the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation’s collection of Art of the Spanish Americas. Included are two portraits of a husband ...

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Posted: December 10, 2019

Digital Artwork on Loan to MCA Chicago

In the upcoming exhibit Water After All, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago explores the reciprocal relationship between humankind and water. On loan from the Thoma Foundation are digital artworks by Guillermo Galindo and John ...

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Posted: November 15, 2019

Video Art by Bruce Conner at Phoenix Art Museum

On loan to the Phoenix Art Museum are Bruce Conner’s 1959-67 and 1959-67/1996 films LOOKING FOR MUSHROOMS. Travelogue films documenting a psychedelic “trip” expresses the hallucinatory, mind-bending consciousness of the 1960s. Combining ...

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Posted: November 14, 2019

Kumi Yamashita’s Digital Sculpture on Loan to Wichita Art Museum

Light & Shadow at the Wichita Art Museum explores the work of two sculptors who create artwork of ethereal beauty: Alyson Shotz and Kumi Yamashita. On loan from the Thoma Foundation is ...

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Posted: November 10, 2019

Theo Krantz Performing at Art House on November 15

In celebration of the November 15 opening of Lorna by Lynn Hershman Leeson, Art House will be hosting two 15-minute sound art performances by Theo Krantz at 5:45 and 6:45pm. Theo Krantz ...

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Posted: November 6, 2019

Video by Judy Chicago on View at Art House

Judy Chicago’s iconic 1971-1972 film Women and Smoke, California is on view now at Art House. Judy Chicago (b. 1939) is a groundbreaking American artist who has worked to bring greater recognition ...

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Posted: November 2, 2019

New Exhibition at Art House: Lorna by Lynn Hershman Leeson

On November 15, 5-7pm, please join us for an opening reception to celebrate Lynn Hershman Leeson’s innovative video installation Lorna. Slip into the world of Lorna, a fictional, middle-aged woman too obsessed ...

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Posted: October 30, 2019

Art Since 1948 at Krannert Art Museum

With strengths in American and European surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, Krannert Art Museum’s exhibition Art Since 1948 ...

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Posted: October 28, 2019

Infinity Clock: New Exhibitions on View at Orange Door, Chicago

Two new exhibitions are on view at Orange Door, Chicago. Infinity Clock: Artworks on Time brings together vintage and contemporary digital, video, and electronic works from the Thoma Foundation’s collection to tell ...

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