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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 footage of San Francisco street views with footage taken from a series of scenes from mushroom-hunting excursions through rural Mexico, the short Read more....

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

Aug 03, 2019 - Jan 05, 2020

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 Yamashita’s 2015 sculpture Chair, of which a key component is its cast shadow.

Both artists create sculptures through labor-intensive handwork and trial-and-error experimentation. Read more....

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Theo Krantz performing at Art House, November 15

Nov 15, 2019

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 (b. 1993) is a sound artist based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His work is defined by frequent use of cassette tape Read more....

Exhibitions

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 to women in the visual arts. Women and Smoke, California documents a series of performances that Chicago choreographed in the California landscape.

Combining Read more....

Exhibitions

New Exhibition at Art House: Lorna by Lynn Hershman Leeson

Nov 15, 2019 - Oct 31, 2020

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 with TV to leave her apartment. Sit in Lorna’s chair and use her remote control to choose her fate in an interactive video. Read more....

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Art Since 1948 at Krannert Art Museum

Aug 29, 2019 - May 29, 2020

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 surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

On loan from the Thoma Foundation are June Harwood’s 1969 painting Read more....

Exhibitions

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 a story about the way artists seek truths beyond the confines of their age.

The most pressing question for a Digital Art collection is Read more....

Grants & Awards

Last week to apply for 2020-2021 fellowships & awards in Spanish Colonial art

The deadline to apply for the 2020-2021 Marilynn Thoma Fellowship and the Thoma Foundation Research and Travel Awards is Friday, October 25, 2019.

Pre- and post-doctoral fellowships are offered annually to scholars in support of projects and research initiatives that will advance the field of Spanish colonial art. Applicants should propose projects that exhibit original Read more....

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Spanish Colonial Paintings at the Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University

Apr 24, 2019 - Oct 28, 2019

The Thoma Foundation is proud to loan two Spanish Colonial paintings of Saint Michael the Archangel for the Cantor Arts Center’s exhibition How the West Was Won. These 17th- and 18th-century paintings are juxtaposed with Yinka Shonibare’s “Cowboy Angels” prints to provide deeper context for thinking about identity and power across the Americas and Read more....

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Dylan Mclaughlin performing at Art House

Oct 25, 2019

To celebrate the end of the thematic exhibition Digital Artifacts, the Thoma Foundation is proud to host an evening of sound art performance by Dylan McLaughlin. This closing reception will take place on Friday, October 25 from 5-7pm, and the two 15-minute sound art performances will occur at 5:30pm and 6:30pm.

“Dismantle a World” is Read more....