Bill Viola is represented by:

Blain|Southern Gallery, London

James Cohan Gallery, New York

Kukje Gallery, Seoul

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Inverted Birth
, 2014
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
© Kira Perov

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

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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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NOVEMBER 18, 2016–MAY 7, 2017

Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait

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

Bill Viola
by John G. Handhardt and Kira Perov

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




  • 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
  • April 4, 2016 - July 31, 2016
    The Night Journey (2003—present), "GAME VIDEO/ART. A SURVEY," IULM University (part of the XXI Triennale International Exhibition, 21st Century: Design after Design), Milan, Italy
  • March 5, 2016 - July 3, 2016
    The Path (2002), "BOTTICELLI REIMAGINED," Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
  • May 3, 2014 - October 28, 2017
    Acceptance (2008), Transfiguration (2007), "MAN IN THE MIRROR," Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium
  • February 6, 2016 - July 31, 2016
    Becoming Light (2005), Sedition excerpts, "BREAKING FREE", Asia University Museum of Modern Art, Taiwan


  • 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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