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Art House to Suspend Public Gallery Hours Until Further Notice

In consideration of the safety of our staff and community, the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation will temporarily suspend public gallery hours at Art House in Santa Fe, New Mexico due to concerns regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). This suspension will begin on March 13 and will continue until further notice.

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12 paintings on loan to Snite Museum of Art

Jan 18, 2019 - May 16, 2020

Snite Museum of Art’s upcoming exhibit Divine Illusions: Statue Paintings from Colonial South America focuses on statue paintings of the Virgin Mary from the Viceroyalty of Peru. On loan from the Thoma Foundation are 12 paintings from the 17th- and 18th-centuries.

From the Snite Museum of Art’s website:

“In eighteenth-century Spanish America, sculpted images of the Virgin Mary were frequent Read more....

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Digital Artwork on Loan to MCA Chicago

Dec 14, 2019 - Jun 14, 2020

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 Gerrard. The exhibition is organized by Bana Kattan, former MCA Barjeel Global Fellow, and Nina Wexelblatt, former MCA Curatorial Assistant, with Jack Schneider, Read more....

Collection

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 an active acquisition program that we exhibit publicly and loan to museums and institutions across the country, and are proud to announce several artworks Read more....

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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....