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Kate Weinstein, Collections Manager, Presents at CODASUMMIT

Kate Weinstein, the Thoma Foundation’s Collections Manager and Registrar, presented at CODAsummit: The Intersection of Art, Technology and Place last week in El Paso, Texas. Her presentation went over best practices on acquiring, maintaining, and repairing digital artworks, including the extensive documentation required in collecting this type of artwork. Focusing on the idea of Read more....

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Kota Ezawa: The Crime of Art

Mar 12, 2019 - Dec 01, 2019

Traveling exhibition The Crime of Art, now on view at the Cummer Museum of Art, centers on Kota Ezawa’s study of a major museum heist that remains unsolved.

On loan from the Thoma Foundation is Ezawa’s Double Tape, a two-channel digital video animation on vintage monitors which replicates actual security footage from the 1990 Read more....

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2019 Arts Writing Award Winner McKenzie Wark Publishes New Book

McKenzie Wark, awardee of the Thoma Foudnations 2019 Arts Writers Award in Digital Art, has published a new book: Capital is Dead.

In this radical and visionary new book, Wark argues that information has empowered a new kind of ruling class. Through the ownership and control of information, this emergent class dominates not only labour Read more....

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Fiamma Montezemolo in “how the light gets in”

Sep 07, 2019 - Dec 08, 2019

how the light gets in at the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University brings together an international group of 58 artists and artist teams and collectives, representing 29 countries of birth and residence. Their work engages with themes of migration, immigration, displacement, and exile, across mediums such as drawing, photography, painting, sculpture, and Read more....

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“Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain” at Museo de Historia Mexicana

Oct 30, 2019 - Feb 23, 2020

The Thoma Foundation is proud to provide support for the traveling exhibition Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain, organized by the San Diego Museum of Art. This exhibition will be on view at the Museo de Historia Mexicana in Monterrey, Mexico, from October 30, 2019 – February 23, 2010. Art & Empire Read more....

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“Pattern and Decoration in American Art” at MOCA, Los Angeles

Oct 27, 2019 - May 11, 2020

The Thoma Foundation is proud to provide major support for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles’ upcoming exhibit With Pleasure: Pattern and Decoration in American Art 1972-1985, on view from October 27, 2019 until May 11, 2020.

With Pleasure is the first full-scale scholarly survey of this groundbreaking American art movement, encompassing works in Read more....

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“El Perú: Art in the Contemporary Past” featuring Spanish Colonial Paintings

Sep 06, 2019 - May 31, 2020

El Perú: Art in the Contemporary Past at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque aims to break down stereotypes of what visitors expect to see in a “Peruvian art exhibit.” Featured works include photography, sculpture, ceramics, painting, and multimedia in juxtaposition with examples of their historical antecedents. On loan from the Thoma Foundation Read more....

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Direct Message: Art, Language, and Power at MCA Chicago

Oct 26, 2019 - Jan 26, 2020

Direct Message: Art, Language, and Power at MCA Chicago looks at the ways artists since the 1960s have used words to challenge our ideas about all of the messages we read, write, hear, and speak daily as well as their forms. In this innovative exhibition, artists remix conventional modes of communication, challenging our perceptions Read more....

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Bold Abstractions: Paintings from the Thoma Collection

Oct 11, 2019 - Jan 26, 2020

Bold Abstractions: Paintings from the Thoma Collection at the Rockford Art Museum explores new forms of abstract painting from the 1960s, following the heyday of Abstract Expressionism. This exhibition of works from the collection of the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation includes an international group of 33 artists associated with some of the Read more....

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Federico Solmi’s Solo Exhibition at the Tarble Arts Center

Aug 17, 2019 - Oct 06, 2019

The Grand Masquerade, Federico Solmi’s first solo exhibition in the United States, takes place from August 17 – October 6, 2019, at the Tarble Arts Center at Eastern Illinois University. This exhibition is curated by Michael Schuetz.

On loan from the Thoma Foundation is Solmi’s 15-channel digital animation Douche Bag City. This artwork, modeled after Read more....