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.


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

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, Walking on the Edge, 2012 Photo: Kira Perov

ADELAIDE FESTIVAL OF ARTS

February 27 - March 15, 2015
Three Women (2008), (St. Peter's Cathedral) Tristan's Ascension (2005), Fire Woman (2005) (Queen's Theater), 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), Adelaide Festival of the Arts, Art Gallery South Australia (AGSA), Adelaide, Australia

 


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

FAURSCHOU FOUNDATION

Inverted Birth, a world premier installation, was unveiled at the Faurschou Foundation in Beijing on November 15, 2014 through March 29, 2015. It is being shown alongside Martyrs and The Raft in the exhibition "Transformation."

The Faurschou Foundation is open Tuesday - Sunday from 10:00 a - 6:00 p. More information here

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) is on view at Tate Modern, directly opposite St Paul’s across the Millennium Bridge.

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CURRENT EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS

NORTH AMERICA

  • January 24 - April 26, 2015
    Chott el-Djerid (1979), "White," MOCA Jacksonville, FL

  • January 24 - April 12, 2015
  • The Raft (2004), "Leonardo da Vinci's Leicester Codex and the Power of Observation," Steele Gallery, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

  • December 6, 2014 - March 1, 2015
  • The Dreamers (2013), "Bill Viola: The Dreamers," Healy Gallery, Academy Art Museum, Easton, Maryland

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


EUROPE

  • February 10 - May 17, 2015
    Il Vapore (1975), "Belle Haleine - The Scent of Art," Museum Tinguely, Basel

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

  • 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 9, 2014 - February 22, 2015
    The Raft (2004), "The Sea," Museum Brandts, Odense C, Denmark
  • June 18, 2014 - April 12, 2015
  • Inner Passage (2013), "Walk and Equalibrium", Salvatore Ferragamo Museum, Florence

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

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


  • 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

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

  • 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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UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS

    NORTH AMERICA

EUROPE

  • February 28 - April 12, 2015
    Fire Woman (2005), Tristan's Ascension (2005), De Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • March 8 - July 6, 2015
    Mater (2001), Study for Emergence (2002), "Mater, Maternity in Art," Palazzo del Governatore, Fondazione DNArt

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

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

AUSTRALIA

  • February 27 - March 15, 2015
    Three Women (2008), (St. Peter's Cathedral) Tristan's Ascension (2005), Fire Woman (2005) (Queen's Theater), 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), Adelaide Festival of the Arts, Art Gallery South Australia (AGSA), Adelaide, Australia

    ASIA

  • March 5 - May 3, 2015
    Ancestors (2012), Delicate Thread (2012), Inner Passage (2013), Inverted Birth (2014), Night Vigil (2005/2009), The Encounter (2012), Water Martyr (2014), Kukje Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

 


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