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July 10, 2021–February 28, 2022  

Purification: From Bill Viola to the Palatine Chapel
Palazzo Reale (Palazzo dei Normanni), Palermo, Italy




January 23–August 15, 2021   

Bill Viola: Into the Light
Stavanger Art Museum, Stavanger, Norway



October 2, 2020–August 1, 2021   

Bill Viola: Purification
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels





June 12–September 5, 2021 
Three Women (2008), Supernatural America: The Paranormal in American Art
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, USA

April 30, 2021–Aprl 30, 2022
Catherine's Room (2001), Saint Somebody: Technologies of the Divine
Art Vault Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

September, 2019–January 2022  
Surrender (2001), Fragile Figures: Beings and Time
21c Museum Hotel, Nashville, Tennesee, USA



July 10–August 15, 2021   
Catherine's Room (2001), Earth Martyr, Air Martyr, Fire Martyr,
Water Martyr (all 2014), 2e BiŽnnale Kunst in de Heilige Driehoek (in Dutch)
St. Paul’s Abbey and St. Catherine’s Monastery, Oosterhout, Netherlands

May 19–August 22, 2021   
Incarnation (2008), On the roads to paradise
Les Franciscaines Deauville, France

April 22–August 8, 2021   
Unspoken (Silver & Gold), 2001, Gold and Magic
Arken Museum of Contemporary Art, Ishøj, Denmark

February 15–August 1, 2021   
Tempest (Study for The Raft) (2005), Fragments of Sphere
Project space On the Inside, Amsterdam, Netherlands

March 20–September 19, 2021   
The Lovers (2005), Danser sur un volcan
FRAC Franche-Comté, Besançon, France

April 18, 2016–January 3, 2022   
The Night Journey game (2007–2018), zkm_gameplay. the next level
ZKM | Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany



April 22–August 8, 2021   
The Raft (May 2004), Dreams of Freedom. Romanticism in Russia†and Germany
New Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia



June 5–October 10, 2021   
Observance (2002), All That Was Solid Melts
Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand



The Raft (May 2004), Permanent Collection, National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens (EMΣT), Greece

Ocean Without a Shore (2007), Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ocean Without a Shore (2007), PLANTA - Sorigué, Balaguer (Lleida), Spain

The Silent Sea (2002), The State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Tristan's Ascension (The Sound of a Mountain Under a Waterfall) (2005),
Man Searching for Immortality/Woman Searching for Eternity
(2013), Stavanger Art Museum, Stavanger, Norway

Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, Water) (2014), and Mary (2016), Commissions for St Paul's Cathedral, London, UK


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July 20–October 31, 2021

Homo ludens. Videogames to understand the present
(in Spanish) CaixaForum Madrid, Spain

Traveling exhibition touring CaixaForum locations across
Spain through 2025, includes a game play excerpt from
The Night Journey (2007–2018), a collaboration
between Bill Viola and USC Game Innovation Lab,
including award winning game designers Tracy
Fullerton,Todd Furmanski and Kurosh ValaNejad

The Night Journey is available for PlayStation®4 (US),
PC and Mac



Teasing Chaos. David Tudor at the Museum
der Moderne Salzburg through February 13, 2022,
is the first comprehensive presentation of Tudor's
pioneering work in live electronics, including video
from a performance of Rainforest IV with Bill Viola

Above: David Tudor & Composers Inside Electronics,
Rainforest V (Variation 2)
, 1973/2015, Sound-object
installation, Collection of the Museum der Moderne
Salzburg—acquired with funds provided by Generali
Foundation, © Museum der Moderne Salzburg
Photo: Rainer Iglar



Stavanger Art Museum talk

Kira Perov, executive director of Bill Viola Studio,
incorporates archival photos and film clips to describe
production of works included in Bill Viola: Into the Light



Bill Viola’s Slowly Turning Narrative
Art & Conversation

Join David A. Ross, chair, MFA Art Practice, School
of the Visual Arts and longtime friend of Bill Viola, and
Carol S. Eliel, senior curator, Modern Art, LACMA,
for an insightful discussion of the artist's career
and video installation, Slowly Turning Narrative (1992)



Viola was selected as an Honorary Royal Academician
for 2017 by the Royal Academy of Arts, London



View video of the 2017 Guggenheim Bilbao exhibition
(in Spanish, with English comments by Kira Perov)



2014 monograph by John G. Hanhardt, ed. Kira Perov



The Gerald Fox film, "Bill Viola: The Road to St Paul's"
Available on DVD through Arthaus Musik GmbH