Pivot Points: 15 Years & Counting

<b>assume vivid astro  focus,</b>  <i>assume vivid astro focus (avaf) VIII</i>, 2004, Instillation of 31 works, Mixed Media, Variable dimensions Collection of Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Gift of Howard and Patricia Farber

assume vivid astro focus, assume vivid astro focus (avaf) VIII, 2004, Instillation of 31 works, Mixed Media, Variable dimensions Collection of Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Gift of Howard and Patricia Farber

<b>Tom Burr</b>, <i>Bush Laid Bare</i>, 2009<br>Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami.  Gift of Barbara Zomlefer-Herzberg

Tom Burr, Bush Laid Bare, 2009
Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami. Gift of Barbara Zomlefer-Herzberg

<b>Yinka Shonibare</b>, (Detail) <i>Lady Na Master</i>, 2002.  <br>Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami. Gift of Beth Rudin DeWoody

Yinka Shonibare, (Detail) Lady Na Master, 2002.
Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami. Gift of Beth Rudin DeWoody

<b>Xaviera Simmons</b>, <i>Harvest</i>, 2010. <br>Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami Museum purchase

Xaviera Simmons, Harvest, 2010.
Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami Museum purchase

<b>Rick Ulysse</b>, <i>Untitled</i>, 2012. <br>Collection of Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami. Gift of the artist.

Rick Ulysse, Untitled, 2012.
Collection of Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami. Gift of the artist.

assume vivid astro  focus,  assume vivid astro focus (avaf) VIII, 2004, Instillation of 31 works, Mixed Media, Variable dimensions Collection of Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Gift of Howard and Patricia FarberTom Burr, Bush Laid Bare, 2009Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami.  Gift of Barbara Zomlefer-HerzbergYinka Shonibare, (Detail) Lady Na Master, 2002.  Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami. Gift of Beth Rudin DeWoodyXaviera Simmons, Harvest, 2010. Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami Museum purchaseRick Ulysse, Untitled, 2012. Collection of Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami. Gift of the artist.

Collectors and artist worldwide marked MOCA’s 15th Anniversary in its Joan Lehman Building with major donations to the museum collection. Pivot Points: 15 Years and Counting showcases these recent acquisitions and works by many of the artists who are part of MOCA’s history. Among the featured artists are: Rita Ackermann, assume vivid astro focus, Bhakti Baxter, Tom Burr, Joseph Cornell, Nicole Eisenman, Inka Essenhigh, Naomi Fisher, Mark Handforth, Roni Horn, Ragnar Kjartansson, Pepe Mar, Malcolm Morley, Albert Oehlen, Gabriel Orozco, Jorge Pantoja, Jack Pierson, Matthew Ritchie, Onajide Shabaka, Yinka Shonibare, Xaviera Simmons, Robert Therrien, Ryan Trecartin, Rick Ulysse, James Welling, Juan Carlos Zaldivar and others.

Pivot Points: 15 Years and Counting is sponsored by Howard Kaye Insurance Agency, LLC with additional support provided by Funding Arts Network. Organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art, this exhibition is curated by Bonnie Clearwater, MOCA Executive Director and Chief Curator.