BILL VIOLA
by John G. Handhardt and Kira Perov

The Bill Viola Thames & Hudson monograph is available through James Cohan Gallery, Blain|Southern Gallery and other book retailers.

 

Bill Viola is represented by:

Blain|Southern Gallery, London
www.blainsouthern.com

James Cohan Gallery, New York
www.jamescohan.com

Kukje Gallery, Seoul
www.kukje.org

For images and articles,
please visit their websites.

 

For additional information,
please contact us.

 

Color High-Definition video projected onto large screen in dark room
Performer: Norman Scott
Photo: Kira Perov

 

Visitation, 2008
Color High-Definition video on plasma display mounted on wall
Performers: Pam Blackwell and Weba Garretson
Photo: Kira Perov

 

 

Ocean Without a Shore, 2007
Video/sound installation
Color High-Definition video triptych, two 65” plasma screens, one 103” screen mounted vertically, six loudspeakers (three pairs stereo sound)
Room dimensions variable
Performer: Blake Viola

Installation view, Church of San Gallo, Venice
Photo: Thierry Bal

 

 

The Crossing, 1996
Video/sound installation






 

 

 

 



Emergence, 2002
Video Installation
Color High-Definition video rear projection on screen mounted on wall in dark room
Photo:
Kira Perov

Edition 1/3, commissioned by the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Please click
here for a description of Emergence.

Please visit the J. Paul Getty Museum's feature on Bill Viola: The Passions.

The Getty website also features a short documentary film on the making of The Passions exhibition by Mark Kidel. Please click here to view the film.




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UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS

 

September 8–ongoing

ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL COMMISSION

Mary, 2016

Mary will be inaugurated in the North Quire Aisle,
September 8, 2016, to coincide with the Feast of Mary.
Mary has been conceived as a companion piece to
Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, Water) which was unveiled
in the South Quire Aisle of the cathedral in 2014.
These installations are the first moving-image artworks
to be installed in a cathedral in Britain on a long-term basis.

St. Paul's Cathedral, London

 

September 10–December 18, 2016

HOME LAND SECURITY

Earth Martyr, Air Martyr, Fire Martyr and Water Martyr (all 2014)

Fort Winfield Scott, Presidio of San Francisco

 

November 18, 2016–May 7, 2017

BILL VIOLA: THE MOVING PORTRAIT

National Portrait Gallery
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC

 

March 10, 2017–July 16, 2017

BILL VIOLA

Palazzo Strozzi
Piazza degli Palazzo Strozzi
50123 Firenze, Italy

 

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS


EUROPE

  • May 21, 2016 - October 16, 2016
    Man with His Soul (2013), "Different Angels," OK Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria
  • May 20, 2016 - September 30, 2016
    The Reflecting Pool (1977-79), "House of Impressions," Prince Golitsyn Manor, Moscow Media Art Lab/Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia
  • April 20, 2016 through 2017
    The Night Journey (2003—present), "ZKM_Gameplay," ZKM | Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany

  • May 3, 2014 - October 28, 2017
    Acceptance (2008), Transfiguration (2007), "MAN IN THE MIRROR," Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium
  • July 20, 2016 - February 19, 2017
    The Night Journey (2003-present), "New Gameplay," Nam June Paik Art Center, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea



    ONGOING

  • The Veiling (1995), Blackbox, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

  • Self-Portrait, Submerged (2013), "Bill Viola: Self Portrait, Submerged," Vasari Corridor, Ufizzi, Florence, Italy

  • Tiny Deaths (1993), Tate Modern, London, UK

  • Martyrs (2014), Commission for St. Paul's Cathedral, London, UK


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