Bill Viola is represented by:

Blain|Southern Gallery, London

James Cohan Gallery, New York

Kukje Gallery, Seoul

For more images and articles,
please visit their websites.


To view the SFMoMA interactive
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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

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


Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, Water) was unveiled at St Paul’s Cathedral on May 21st, 2014. 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.





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

  • July 4 - September 27, 2015
    Fire Woman (2005), Tristan's Ascension (2005), Three Women (2008), "To be part of Univers," 7th International Contemporary Art Biennale of Melle, Eglise Saint-Pierre de Melle, France

  • July 23 - December 13, 2015
    Observance (2002), "CARITAS. The Virtue of Charity from the Early Christians to the Present," Diocesan Museum Paderborn, Germany

  • June 12 - October 26, 2015
    Earth Martyr, Air Martyr, Fire Martyr, Water Martyr (all 2014), Bill Viola, Auckland Castle, UK

  • June 13, 2015 - January 31, 2016
    Five Angels for the Millennium (2001), "Future Present," Schaulager, Basel, Switzerland

  • May 23 - August 28, 2015
    Howard (2008), Three Women (2008), Transfiguration (2007), "The Line Walk," The House Mill, London

  • May 26 - August 30, 2015
    The Return (2007), "The pictoral unconscious," Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona

  • May 21 - October 4, 2015
    The Reflecting Pool (1977-79), "Signal Pathways," Rudolf Virchow Center, Würzburg, Germany

  • May 9 - November 23, 2015
    Man with His Soul (2013), "PROPORTIO," Palazzo Fortuny, Venice

  • May 5 - September 15, 2015
    Earth Martyr (2014), Fire Martyr (2014), Air Martyr (2014), Water Martyr (2014), "Heartbreak Hotel," Venice Biennale Collateral Event, Zeucca Project Space, Giudecca, Italy

  • April 21 - August 3, 2015
    The Night Journey (2005-present), "Archeology of the Future - Art and Games," Kino der Kunst, München, Germany

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

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


  • July 26 - September 27, 2015
    Anthem (1983), "Today is the Day," Miyauchi Art Gallery, Hiroshima, Japan

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



    • October 8 - 25, 2015
      The Raft (2004), "What's Appropriation: The Art of Revisiting the Art," Fundição Progresso Cultural Center, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


  • September 25, 2015 - January 11, 2016
    "The Path" (2002), Gemaldegalerie, Berlin, Germany

  • October 2, 2015 - January 10, 2016
    Anika (2008), "Where the Day Begins," Lille Métropole Musée d'art moderne d'art contemporain et d'art brut, Villenueve d'Ascq, France

  • October 3, 2015 - February 8, 2016
    Four Hands (2001), Surrender (2001), Catherine's Room (2001), "Artist Rooms" The Wilson, Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, Gloucestershire, UK


  • August 21 - 23, 2015
    Deserts (1994), Memory Surfaces and Mental Prayers (1977), "2nd Bandung International Digital Arts Festival," Bandung, West Java


  • August 4 - October 4, 2015
    Reverse Television --Portraits of Viewers
    (1983-84), "Invento," Museu Oca, Såo Paulo, Brazil

  • August 6 - October 24, 2015
    Information (1973), "La certeza del error," Fundación Alfonso y Luz Castillo, Buenos Aires, Argentina


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