Collecting Digital Art: Highlights and New Acquisitions from the Thoma Foundation

Friday Sep 15, 2017

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231 Delgado Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501
US

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FREE

Contact:

Thoma Foundation, Art House

Phone: 505-995-0231

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View seasonal installations showcasing significant artworks from the digital art collection that include new acquisitions of historic importance. Runs through 12/30.

Video still from: Steina Vasulka, Violin Power, 1970-1978. Collection of Carl and Marilynn Thoma. Image Steina Vasulka and BERG ContemporaryCollecting Digital Art: Highlights + New Acquisitions from the Thoma Foundation opens June 1st with a public reception June 17th, 5-7 p.m., and will feature the first rotation of ongoing seasonal installations, showcasing significant artworks from the digital art collection that include new acquisitions of historic importance. The new installations feature artworks by Guillermo Galindo, Beryl Korot, Brigitte Kowanz, Vera Molnar, Laura Splan and Steina Vasulka.

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation’s digital art collection spans the global history of computer art of the past fifty years. The collection includes some of the first algorithmic plotter drawings on paper, digital animation, software-driven, generative, and custom coded artworks, interactive works based on real-time gaming platforms, virtual reality, internet-based or networked art, and works that utilize LED and LCD displays. The Foundation recognizes the cultural and intellectual value of artworks that make use of experimental and innovative technologies.