BILL VIOLA

December 5, 2012 - March 3, 2013

Bill Viola: Liber Insularum Knight Exhibition Series  December 5, 2012 – March 3, 2013 The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) North Miami presents a major exhibition of work by Bill Viola, recognized as one of the pioneers and leading practitioners of video art. Bill Viola: Liber Insularum will be on view through »

EMOTICON

December 5, 2012 - March 3, 2013

Emoticon: Selections from the Permanent Collection In Medieval times art had a specific purpose and goal for conveying emotion. Images and icons painted on church walls and alters and in illuminated prayer books aimed to make the viewer feel the suffering and sacrifice of Christ and the martyrs, or the »

Trading Places II

September 13 - November 11, 2012

In 2005, MOCA, North Miami launched an experimental program in which South Florida artists swapped their studio spaces for space in the museum’s galleries for the period of two months. For Trading Places 2, the second installment of this program, MOCA has invited five Miami artists: Dona Altemus, Onajide Shabaka, Magnus »

Ed Ruscha: On the Road

MAY 24 - SEPTEMBER 2, 2012

Ed Ruscha: On the Road MAY 24 – SEPTEMBER 2, 2012 Ed Ruscha, whose career spans five decades, is known for his use of language to document and comment on the shifting character of American culture.  Ruscha drew inspiration from the classic American novel On the Road by Jack Kerouac in his own »

Ragnar Kjartansson: Song

MAY 17 - SEPTEMBER 2, 2012

Ragnar Kjartansson: Song Knight Exhibition Series MAY 17 – SEPTEMBER 2, 2012 Ragnar Kjartansson: Song is the first solo US museum exhibition of the work of Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson. A musician as well as artist, Kjartansson (b. 1976) has been drawn to the theater and performance since he formed »

Donna Karan &
Philippe Dodard

May 16 - June 20, 2012

On view in MOCA’s lobby gallery, this exhibition focuses on the interactivity between fashion designer Donna Karan and Haitian artist Philippe Dodard.    Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Philippe Dodard is a leading contemporary artist of the Caribbean and the African Diaspora, known for his fusion of Caribbean mythological iconography with Modern art. Dodard’s strong »

Rita Ackermann

MARCH 15 - MAY 6, 2012

Rita Ackermann Knight Exhibition Series March 15 – May 6, 2012 This survey exhibition of the Hungarian-born, New York-based artist examines Ackermann’s work throughout her career and the changes that occurred through her immersion into Western culture.  Among the exhibition’s 48 works are several never-before-seen paintings, drawings, collages from 1993 »

Mark Handforth

November 30, 2011 - February 13, 2012

Mark Handforth: Rolling Stop Knight Exhibition Series November 30, 2011 – February 13, 2012 Inspired by everyday urban existence, Mark Handforth’s sculptures are poetic, lyrical, and wryly comical objects that comment on daily life and human interaction. Through a corporeal engagement with scale and distortion of form, Handforth imbues works »

Teresita Fernandez

NOVEMBER 30, 2011 - FEBRUARY 13, 2012

Pivot Points V: Teresita Fernández   November 30, 2011 – February 13, 2012 MOCA’s Pivot Points exhibition series concentrates on the museum’s focused approach to collecting works that mark important developments in contemporary art and pivotal moments in the artists’ careers. The first major installation by Teresita Fernández created in »