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 more images and articles,
please visit their websites.

 

To view the SFMoMA interactive
feature from the 1999 Bill Viola exhibition, click the logo below:

 

For additional information,
please contact us.


Ancestors
, 2012
Color High-Definition video on plasma display mounted vertically on wall
Performers: Kwesi Dei, Sharon Ferguson
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

Ocean Without a Shore is currently on view at Pennsylvania Acadeny of Fine Arts in Philadelphia. Visit their website for details.

 

 

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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NEWS


Bill Viola, Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, Water), 2014
Executive Producer: Kira Perov

ST PAUL'S COMMISSION

Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, Water) was unveiled at St Paul’s Cathedral on May 21st. Please click here for The Financial Times article on Bill Viola’s St Paul’s Commission.

Admission to view the work is free at the following times: 11:30a & 2:15p precisely, Monday to Saturday. More information here


Tiny Deaths (1993) will also be on view at Tate Modern, directly opposite St Paul’s across the Millennium Bridge.

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UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS

    NORTH AMERICA

EUROPE

  • November 22, 2014 - January 6, 2015
    The Greeting 1995), Spaxio d'Arte Alberto Moretti, municipal art space of Carmignano, Centro per l'Arte Cotemporanea Luigi Pecci

  • October 1, 2015- January 31, 2016
  • Assorted works, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Yorkshire, UK

  • July 2 - August 30, 2015
  • Fire Martyr (2014), "Phlogiston group exhibition," Museum of Fine Arts, Split, Croatia

  • June 22 - October 5, 2015
  • Fire Woman (2005) and Tristan's Ascension (2005), "To be part of Universe," 7th International Contemporary Art Biennale of Melle, France

  • April 2 - May 23, 2015
  • The Reflecting Pool (1977-79), "Swimming Pool," Espace Croix-Baragnon, Toulouse, France

  • March 13 - November 15, 2015
  • Dalai Lama video clip, "Legacy," Nobel Museum, Stockholm, Sweden


  • February 14 - April 26, 2015
    Observance (2002), "Mixed Emotions/Gemengde Gevoelens," AGB MAC, Cultureel Centrum, Mechelen, Belgium

ASIA

  • November 15, 2014 - March 22, 2015
  • The Raft (2004), Inverted Birth (2014), Martyrs (2014), "Transformation," Faurschou Foundation, Beijing, China

  • November 5 - 8, 2014
  • Lifespans (2012), Art Fair, Art Abu Dhabi/Kukje

  • November 1, 2014
  • Migration (1976) and The Reflecting Pool - Collected Work (1977 - 80), " Percept Art, Mumbai, India

    AUSTRALIA

  • February 27 - March 15, 2015
    Three Women (2008), Tristan's Ascension (2005), Fire Woman (2005), Cathedral + Festival, Adelaide Festival of the Arts, Adelaide, Australia

  • February 27 - March 29, 2015
    The Crossing (1996), The Encounter (2012),Walking on the Edge (2012), The Messenger (1996), Art Gallery South Australia (AGSA)

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS

NORTH AMERICA

  • September 18 - November 10, 2014
    Memory Surfaces and Mental Prayers (1977), "Figgeo Video Series," Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA

  • September 7- November 23, 2014 The Reflecting Pool (1977-79), "Signs of Life," Sturt Haaga Gallery, Descanso Gardens, La Canada-Flintridge, CA

  • November 19, 2011 - Semi-Permanent
    Ocean Without a Shore (2007), "Ocean Without a Shore," Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

EUROPE

  • October 23, 2014 - April 19, 2015
    The Arc of Ascent (1992), "The Sea- An hommage to Jan Hoet," Cinema Capitole, VZW De Zee Oostende, Belgium

  • October 12, 2014 - January 12, 2015
    Observance (2002), "Affects," Gemeentemuseum Helmond, The Netherlands

  • October 9, 2014 - February 22, 2015
    The Raft (2004), "The Sea," Museum Brandts, Odense C, Denmark

  • October 8 - December 20, 2014
    Anika (2008), "As I run and run, happiness comes closer," from the collection of Laurent Dumas, Hotel Beaubrun, Paris

  • October 3, 2014 - February 15, 2015
    The Reflecting Pool (1977-79),Tempest (Study for The Raft) (2005), Three Women (2008), "Pure Water. The Most Valuable Resource in the World," LENTOS Kunstmuseum Linz, Austria

  • September 26 - November 30, 2014, "The Passing," National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece

  • September 26, 2014 - January 25, 2015
    Chott el-Djerid (1979), "Fragility, Transparency, Liquidity, Transformability," Vitraria Glass + A Museum, Venice

  • September 17 - December 14, 2014
    The Night Journey, "Vertigo of Reality," Akademie der Kunste, Berlin
  • June 18, 2014 - April 12, 2015
  • Inner Passage (2013), "Walk and Equalibrium", Salvatore Ferragamo Museum, Florence

  • June 14 - November 16, 2014
    The Reflecting Pool (1977-79), "West Coast Visions," Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul, Turkey

  • May 19, 2014- Spring 2015
    Tiny Deaths (1993), Tate Modern, London

  • May 21, 2014 - Permanent
    Martyrs (2014), Commission for St. Paul's Cathedral, London


  • May 3, 2014 - October 28, 2017
    Acceptance (2008), Transfiguration (2007), "Man in the Mirror," Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium


  • December 16, 2013- Permanent
    Self-Portrait, Submerged (2013), "Bill Viola: Self Portrait, Submerged," (moved to Vasari Corridor on 12/22) Ufizzi, Florence, Italy

  • April 26, 2012 - Ongoing
    Tristan's Ascension (2005), "Bill Viola: Tristan's Ascension," Stavanger Art Museum, Stavanger, Norway

ASIA

  • October 21, 2014 - April 26, 2015
  • Fire Woman (2005) and Tristan's Ascension (2005), "Garden," National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA), South Korea

  • September 28, 2010 – semi-permanent installation
    The Veiling (1995), “Blackbox”, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, South Kore
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AUSTRALIA

 


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