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Posted: July 8, 2022

The Power of Portraits: Francisca Ramírez de Laredo and Antonio de Ulloa

A conversation between Dr. Kathryn Santner and Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank in front of Portrait of Antonio de Ulloa y de la Torre-Guiral, c. 1768–70, oil on canvas, 37 1/2 x 31 1/2 inches; and Portrait of Francisca Ramírez de Laredo y de Ulloa, c. 1768–70, oil on canvas, 37 1/

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Posted: July 8, 2022

It’s Complicated: A Painting of the Virgin of Guidance

A conversation between Dr. Kathryn Santner and Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank in front of Juan Pedro López’s Our Lady of Guidance, c. 1765–70, oil on canvas, Caracas, Venezuela, 41.325 x 26.5 inches (Collection of the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation)

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Posted: July 8, 2022

Rare and Elaborate: A Child Portrait from Venezuela

A conversation between Dr. Kathryn Santner and Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank in front of Diego Antonio de Landaeta’s Portrait of Petronila Méndez, 1763, oil on panel, Caracas, Venezuela, 6.5 x 7 5/8 inches (Collection of the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation)

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Posted: December 21, 2021

Luxury and legacy: The Child Mary Spinning in colonial Peru

A conversation between Dr. Kathryn Santner and Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank in front of The Child Mary Spinning, 18th century, oil on canvas, Cusco, Peru, 36 x 28 inches (Collection of Carl & Marilynn Thoma).

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Posted: November 11, 2021

One God in Three: The Coronation of the Virgin of the Holy Trinity

A conversation between Dr. Kathryn Santner and Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank in front of The Coronation of the Virgin by the Holy Trinity, 18th century, oil and gold on canvas, Cusco, Peru 78.105 x 59.055 cm (Collection of the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation)

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Posted: June 3, 2021

ThomaTalks: Through an Intergenerational Lens: Identity, Resistance, and the Art of the Spanish Americas

A conversation with Emmanuel Ortega Rodríguez (University of Illinois, Chicago) and Ray Hernández-Durán (University of New Mexico). With host and moderator Dr. Kathryn Santner, Thoma Scholar, Art of the Spanish Americas.

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Posted: March 30, 2021

Museum Moment of Zen: Thurayya II

Take a deep breath and a deeper look into “Thurayya II” by Omar Rayo. If you really want to feel woven into the experience, turn your sound on and stare into the center of the painting. Does it move?

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Posted: May 30, 2019

Installation of Japanese Bamboo Art: Tanabe Chikuunsai IV: Connection

Tanabe Chikuunsai IV and his apprentices Tomo Uesugi, Yona Ichikawa, and Jumpei Hayashi install his site-specific work, “Connection,” at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco from May 16 through May 28, 2019. The exhibition will be on view at the museum from May 31 through August 25,

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