Bill Viola
Five Angels for the Millennium, 2001
i. Departing Angel
ii. Birth Angel
iii. Fire Angel
iv. Ascending Angel
v. Creation Angel

Video/sound installation
Five channels of color video projection on walls in large, dark room; stereo sound for each projection
Kira Perov



2013 Perov, Kira, ed. Bill Viola: Frustrated Actions and Futile Gestures (exh. cat). London: Blain|Southern.

2012 Nordal, Bera, ed. Bill Viola: Water (exh. cat.). Text by Joanna Persman. The Nordic Watercolor Museum: Skärhamn, Sweden. In Swedish and English.

2012 Bernardini, Anna, ed. Bill Viola: Reflections (exh. cat.). Texts by Maria Rosa Sossai and Salvatore Settis. Silvana Editoriale: Milan. In Italian and English.

2011 Ferrari, Luigi, ed. Bill Viola: 10 opere video single chanel 1976-1994 (exh. cat). Texts by Bruno Cagli, Paolo Fabbri, David A. Ross. Pesaro: Galleria di Franca Mancini. Ravenna: Danilo Montanari Editore. In Italian and English.

2010 Bill Viola per Capodimonte (exh. cat.). Texts by Maria Gloria Conti Bicocchi, Angela Tecce, Maria Utili, Valentina Valentini, Bill Viola. Naples: Museo di Capodimonte. In Italian.

2010 Thierry Kuntzel – Bill Viola: Deux Éternités Proches / Two Close Eternities (exh. cat.) Texts by Raymond Bellour, Anne-Marie Duguet, Kathy Rae Huffman, Barbara London, Paul-Emmanuel Odin, Bill Viola. Tourcoing: Le Fresnoy, Studio national des arts contemporains. In French and English.

2009 Perov, Kira, ed. Bill Viola: Bodies of Light (exh. cat.). Texts by James Cohan and Bill Viola. New York: James Cohan Gallery.

2008 Perov, Kira, ed. Bill Viola: Visioni interiori (exh. cat.). Texts by Maria Gloria Conti Bicocchi, Kira Perov, Salvatore Settis, Valentina Valentini and Bill Viola. Rome: Palazzo delle Esposizioni, and Florence: Giunti Arte Mostre Musei. In Italian.

2008 Bill Viola: Transfigurations (exh. cat.). Texts by Kelly Sidley and Bill Viola. Seoul: Kukje Gallery. In English and Korean.

2007 Bill Viola: Las Horas Invisibles (exh. cat.). Texts by David Ross, Bill Viola and John Walsh. Seville: Junta de Andalucía, Consejería de Cultura. 2007. In Spanish.

2007 Brewinska, Maria, ed. Bill Viola (exh. cat.). Texts by Maria Brewinska, Benjamin Cope, Minoru Hatanaka, Jaroslaw Lubiak and Bill Viola. Warsaw: Zacheta National Gallery of Art, In Polish and English.

2006 Bill Viola: Night Journey (exh. cat.). Texts by Bill Viola and Piedad Solans. Pollença, Majorca: Ajuntament de Pollença. In Catalan, Castillan and English.

2006 Bill Viola: Love/Death: The Tristan Project (exh. cat.). Texts by Simon Grant and Bill Viola. London: Haunch of Venison.

2006 Elliott, David and Akio Obigane, eds. Bill Viola: Hatsu-Yume (First Dream) (exh. cat.). Texts by David Elliott, David A. Ross, Bill Viola, John Walsh; interview with the artist and Kira Perov by Akio Obigane. Tokyo: Mori Art Museum and Tankosha Publishing Co., Ltd. (Japanese and English editions).

2005 Krogh, Anna and Jens Erik Sorensen, eds. Bill Viola: Visions (exh. cat.). Denmark: ARos Aarhus Kunstmuseum. In Danish and English.

2005 Fargier, Jean-Paul. The Reflecting Pool de Bill Viola. Crisnée: Éditions Yellow Now. In French. Rome: Bulzoni Editore, 2009 (Italian edition).

2004 Tristan und Isolde (program, 2004-2005 season). Texts by Oswald Georg Bauer, Vincent Borel, Vaclav Jamek, Kira Perov, Timothée Picard, Peter Sellars, Makis Solomos, Nicolas Southon, Bill Viola. Paris: Opéra National de Paris. In French, English, German.

2004 Townsend, Chris, ed. The Art of Bill Viola. Texts by Rhys Davies, Jonathan Lahey Dronsfield, Cynthia Freeland, Antonio Geusa, Elizabeth Ten Grotenhuis, David Jasper, David Morgan, Otto Neumaier, Chris Townsend and Jean Wainwright. London: Thames & Hudson. Milan: Bruno Mondadori, 2005 (Italian edition).

2003 Walsh, John, ed. The Passions ( Texts by Hans Belting, Kira Perov, Peter Sellars, Bill Viola and John Walsh. Los Angeles; The J. Paul Getty Museum in association with The National Gallery, London. Madrid: Fundación “la Caixa,” 2004 (Spanish edition titled Bill Viola: Las Pasiones).

2002 Bill Viola: Going Forth By Day (exh. cat.). Interview with the artist by John G. Hanhardt. Berlin: Deutsche Bank; New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. In English and German.

1997 Bill Viola: A Twenty-Five-Year Survey (exh. cat.). Texts by Lewis Hyde, Kira Perov, David A. Ross, and Bill Viola. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art; Paris: Flammarion. Stuttgart: Cantz, 1999 German edition.

1995 Zeitlin, Marilyn A., ed. Bill Viola: Buried Secrets/Segreti sepolti (exh. cat.). Texts by Bill Viola and Marilyn Zeitlin. Tempe: Arizona State University Art Museum. In English and Italian. Reprinted and expanded as Bill Viola: Buried Secrets/Vergrabene Geheimnisse. Texts by Carl Haenlein, Susie Kalil, Bill Viola, and Marilyn Zeitlin. Hannover, Germany: Kestner-Gesellschaft, In German and English.

1995 Bill Viola, Reasons for Knocking at an Empty House: Writings 1973–1994. Edited by Robert Violette with Bill Viola. Cambridge: MIT Press; London: Thames and Hudson; Anthony d'Offay Gallery.

1994 Pühringer, Alexander, ed. Bill Viola (exh. cat.). Texts by Freidemann Malsch, Celia Montolió, Otto Neumaier, and Bill Viola; interview with the artist by Otto Neumaier and Alexander Pühringer. Salzburg: Salzburger Kunstverein. In English and German.

1993 Valentini, Valentina, ed. Bill Viola: Vedere con la mente e con il cuore. Texts by Valentina Valentini and Bill Viola; interviews with the artist by Jörg Zutter, and interview with David A. Ross by Gianfranco Mantegna. Rome: Gangemi Editore, In Italian.

1993 Bélisle, Josée, ed. Bill Viola (exh. cat.). Texts by Josée Bélisle and Bill Viola. Montreal: Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal. In English and French.

1992 Syring, Marie Luise, ed. Bill Viola: Unseen Images/Nie gesehene Bilder/Images jamais vues (exh. cat.). Texts by Rolf Lauter and Marie Luise Syring; interview with the artist by Jörg Zutter. Düsseldorf: Kunsthalle Düsseldorf. In English, French, and German. Reprinted and expanded for Spanish edition as Bill Viola: Más allá de la mirada (imágenes no vistas). Madrid: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía.

1988 Zeitlin, Marilyn A., ed. Bill Viola: Survey of a Decade (exh. cat.). Texts by Deirdre Boyle, Kathy Rae Huffman, Christopher Knight, Michael Nash, Joan Seeman Robinson, Gene Youngblood, and Marilyn A. Zeitlin. Houston: Contemporary Arts Museum.

1987 London, Barbara, ed. Bill Viola: Installations and Videotapes (exh. cat.). Texts by J. Hoberman, Donald Kuspit, Barbara London, and Bill Viola. New York: Museum of Modern Art.

1985 “Bill Viola: Statements by the Artist” in Summer 1985 (exh. cat.). Introduction by Julia Brown. Los Angeles: Museum of Contemporary Art.

1983 Bill Viola (exh. cat.). Texts by Anne-Marie Duguet, John G. Hanhardt, Kathy Rae Huffman, Suzanne Page, and Bill Viola; interview with the artist by Deirdre Boyle. Paris: Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. In English and French.