Bill Viola

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Exhibited Artists

Exhibited Artists

The Innocents, 2007, color high-definition video diptych on plasma displays mounted on wall, 91.4 x 111.8 x 10.2 cm
The Innocents, 2007, color high-definition video diptych on plasma displays mounted on wall, 91.4 x 111.8 x 10.2 cm
The Innocents, 2007, color high-definition video diptych on plasma displays mounted on wall, 91.4 x 111.8 x 10.2 cm
The Innocents, 2007, color high-definition video diptych on plasma displays mounted on wall, 91.4 x 111.8 x 10.2 cm
Installation view at Digital Transitions III, Gallery Simon

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Bill Viola

Born in 1951, New York.


 

Education

1973

BFA in Experimental Studies, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Syracuse University, New York.

 

 

Selected solo exhibitions

2018

BILL VIOLA, La Nave Salinas, Ibiza, Spain

Bill Viola: Three Women, St Cuthbert’s Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Bill Viola: Visions of Time, SESC (Social Service of Commerce), San Paulo, Brazil

Bill Viola: Moving Stillness, James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA

PASSIO 2018, Saint Martin's Church, Kortrijk, Belgium

Bill Viola: The Raft, The Paul and Lulu Hiliard University Art Museum, Lafayette, USA

 

2017

Naissance á rebours, DHC/ART, Montreal, Canada

Bill Viola alla Cripta di San Sepolcro, The Crypt of San Sepolcro, Milan, Italy

Bill Viola: Selected Work 1977-2014, Redtory Museum of Contemporary Art, Guangzhou, China

Bill Viola. Electronic Renaissance, Palazzo Strozzi, Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, The Museum in the Small Cloister and Refectory, Santa Maria Novella; Florence, Italy

Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Germany

Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain

Copenhagen Contemporary, Denmark

Uppsala Cathedral, Uppsala Art Museum and Museum Gustavianum, Uppsala, Sweden

 

2016

Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC, US

Bill Viola: Walking on the Edge, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada

Mary, St Paul’s Cathedral, London, United Kingdom

Inverted Birth, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY, US

2015

Bill Viola, James Cohan Gallery, New York, New York, US

Bill Viola: Selected Works, Art Gallery of South Australia, St. Peter’s Cathedral, and Queen’s Theatre, organized by Adelaide Festival of Arts, Adelaide, AU

Masterpiece 2015: Bill Viola, De Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam, NL

Bill Viola, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, KR

Bill Viola, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, UK

Bill Viola, De Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam, NL

 

2014

Tristan und Isolde, Teatro Real, Madrid, ES

Bill Viola: In Dialogue, Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando Madrid, ES

Bill Viola, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, FR

Revival of Tristan at La Bastille, Opera Bastille, Paris, FR

Bill Viola: Passions,” Cathedral of Berne & Kunstmuseum Bern, CH

Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, Water),(Permanent), St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, UK

Bill Viola: Transformation, Faurschou Foundation, Beijing, CH

Kaldor Family Connection: Artist Room #2 Francis Alys and Bill Viola, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre, Gymea, AU

Tiny Deaths, Tate Modern, London, UK

The Passing, An Homage to Bill Viola, EMST/National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, GR

2013

Bill Viola: Ascension, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, US

Frustrated Actions and Futile Gestures, Blain|Southern, London, UK

Bill Viola: The Return, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, AU

Point of Departure, Parque de La Memoria, Buenos Aries, AR

Bill Viola: Unspoken, James Cohan Gallery, Shanghai, CH

Bill Viola: Submerged-Spaces, Norfold & Norwich Festival, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, UK

La Casa degli Del Palazzo Te, Mantova, IT

Bill Viola. Self Portrait Sumberged, Galleria Degli Ufizi, Florence, IT

2012

Bill Viola: The Raft, Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri, US

Bill Viola: Unspoken, James Cohan Gallery, Shanghai, CH

Bill Viola: Submerged-Spaces, Norfolk & Norwich Festival, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, UK

Bill Viola: Reflections, Villa di Panza, Varese, IT

Bill Viola: Water, Nordic Watercolor Museum, Skarhamn, SE

Bill Viola: Liber Insularum, Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, Florida, US

 

2011

Bill Viola: Quintet of the Unseen, Blain|Southern, London, UK

Bill Viola: Liber Insularum, Sala de Arte Contemporaneo del Gobierno de Canarias, Tenerife, Canary Islands, ES

Bill Viola: Transformations, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo, JP

Amore e Morte, Gucci Museum, Florence, IT

Ocean Without a Shore, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), Philadelphia. Pennsylvania, US

 

2010

Bill Viola per capodimonte,The Museo di Capodimonte of Naples, Naples, IT

Bill Viola: The Quintet of the Astonished, Urban Video Project, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, US

Bill Viola: Visitation, St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri, US

Emergence: Bill Viola at the Accademia Gallery, Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence, IT

Bill Viola: Figurative Works, Museo Picasso Málaga, Malaga, ES

Bill Viola: Fire Woman and Tristan’s Ascension, Presented by Kaldor Public Art Projects in association with the Melbourne International Arts Festival; St. Carthage's Church, Melbourne, AU

Bill Viola: The Raft, Presented by ACMI for the Melbourne International Arts Festival in association with Kaldor Public Art Projects, Melbourne, AU

 

2009

Bill Viola: Bodies of Light, James Cohan Gallery, New York, US

Bill Viola: The Intimate Work, De Pont Museum of Contemporary Art, Tilburg, NL

Bill Viola: Being Time, The Pier Arts Center, Stromness, Orkney, UK

Bill Viola: Installations andScreenings(Screenings, part of Forum Expanded, 59th Berlinale), Haunch of Venison, Berlin, DE

 

2008

Bill Viola: Visioni Interiori, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, IT

Bill Viola: Ocean Without a Shore, installation, National Gallery Victoria, Melbourne, AU

Bill Viola: Transfigurations, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, KR

Bill Viola: Ocean Without a Shore, installation, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea, KR

Bill Viola: The Tristan Project, installation, Art Gallery of New South Wales and St. Saviour’s Church, Sydney, AU

 

2007

Bill Viola: Ocean Without a Shore, installation inChiesa di San Gallo, Collateral Event, 52nd Venice Biennale, Venice, IT

Bill Viola, The Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, PL

Bill Viola: Works from the Tristan Project, James Cohan Gallery, New York, US

Bill Viola: Las Horas Invisibles, Museo de Bellas Artes de Granada, Palacio de Carlos V, La Alhambra, ES

 

2006

Bill Viola: Hatsu-Yume (First Dream), Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, JP. Travels to Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, JP

Bill ViolaVideo, 2006 Recipient of the NORD/LB Art Prize, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, DE

LOVE/DEATH The Tristan Project, Haunch of Venison (two venues), London, UK

 

2005

Bill Viola, James Cohan Gallery, New York, US

Tristan und Isolde, premiere of fully staged Peter Sellars’ production, with four hour video, l’Opéra National de Paris, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen, Paris, FR

Bill Viola Visions, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, DK

 

2004

The Tristan Project, premiere, four hour video for Peter Sellars’ new production, Tristan und Isolde(concert version), Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles Philharmonic, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen, Los Angeles, US; New York premiere, Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (2007), New York, US; Los Angeles Philharmonic, conductor Esa Pekka Salonen, Los Angeles, US; Gergiev Festival, De Doelen Concert Hall, conductor Valery Gergiev,Rotterdam, NL; White Nights Festival (2008), Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall, conductor Valery Gergiev, St Petersburg, RU

Bill Viola: Temporality and Transcendence, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, ES

 

2003

Bill Viola: Five Angels for the Millennium, Ruhrtriennale, Gasometer, Oberhausen, DE

Bill Viola, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, KR

Bill Viola: The Passions,The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA; Travels to The National Gallery, London; Fundación la Caixa, Madrid (2005), ES; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, AU

 

2002

Bill Viola: Going Forth By Day, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, DE

 

2001

Bill Viola: Five Angels for the Millennium, Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London, UK

 

2000

Bill Viola: The Greeting, Festival d’Automne à Paris, Église Saint-Eustache, Paris, FR

Bill Viola: New Work, James Cohan Gallery, New York, US

The World of Appearances, Helaba Main Tower, Frankfurt (permanent installation), DE

 

1997

Bill Viola: A 25-Year Survey, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York,US; Travels to Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA; Whitney Museum of American Art (1998), USA; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL; Museum für Moderne Kunst (1999), Frankfurt, DE; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA; Art Institute of Chicago (1999-2000), Chicago, US

Bill Viola: Fire, Water, Breath, Guggenheim Museum (SoHo), New York, US

 

1996

Bill Viola: Trilogy: Fire, Water, Breath, Chapelle Saint-Louis de la Salpêtrière, Festival d’Automneà Paris, Paris, FR

Bill Viola: The Messenger, Durham Cathedral, Visual Arts UK 1996, Durham, UK; travels to South London Gallery; Video Positiva-Moviola, Liverpool; The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh; Oriel Mostyn, Gwynedd, Wales; The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin(1997), UK

Bill Viola: New Work, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GE

 

1995

Buried Secrets, United States Pavilion, 46th Venice Biennale, Travels to Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover; ArizonaState University Art Museum, Tempe (1996)

 

1994

Bill Viola: Território do Invisível/Site of the Unseen, Centro Cultural/Banco do Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, BR

Déserts(A film created for the music composition Désertsby Edgard Varèse), a collaboration with the Ensemble Modern, conductor Peter Eötvös, Wien Modern, Konzerthaus, Vienna, AU. Other performances: Konzerthaus, Karlsruhe(1995); Muffathalle, Munich; Palazzetto dello Sport, Venice; Hallein/Perner-Insel, Salzburg; Alte Oper, Frankfurt; Konzerthaus, Berlin; Concertgebouw, Amsterdam; Royal Festival Hall, London(1996); Globe Arena, Stockholm; Auditorio RAI, Turin; Théatre des Champs-Élysées, Paris (performances with other orchestras continue to the present).

Bill Viola: Stations,American Center Inaugural Opening, Paris, FR

 

1992

Bill Viola: Unseen Images, Stadtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, DE; Travels to: Moderna Museet, Stockholm (1993), SW; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, ES; Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, FR; Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK; Tel Aviv Museum of Art (1994), IS

Bill Viola: Two Installations, Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London, UK

Bill Viola,Donald Young Gallery, Seattle, US

Bill Viola: Nantes Triptych,” Chappelle de l'Oratoire, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nantes, FR

 

1990

Bill Viola: The Sleep of Reason,” Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Jouy-en-Josas, FR

 

1989

Bill Viola, Fukui Prefectural Museum of Art, Fukui City, JP, part of The 3rd Fukui International Video Biennale.

 

1988

Bill Viola: Survey of a Decade, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, US

 

1987

Bill Viola: Installations and Videotapes, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, US

 

1985

Bill Viola, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, SE

Summer 1985,Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, US

 

1983

Bill Viola, ARC, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, FR

 

1979

Projects: Bill Viola, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, US

 

1974

Bill Viola: Video and Sound Installations, The Kitchen Centre, New York, US

 

1973

New Video Work, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York, US

 


Selected group exhibitions

2018

(Upcoming) Tristan and Isolde, Paris Opera, Paris, France

(Upcoming) Turbulencias, Fundació Bancària ”la Caixa," Spain

Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

Why Art? Museum Ulm, Germany

And I will take you to Paradise, Art Museum KUBE, Ålesund, Norway

You Are Here, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, USA

 

2017

The Artist’s Voice, The Parkview Museum, SG

Digital Games, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aaachen, DE

The Time. The Place. Contemporary Art from the Collection, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, US

The Raft. Art is (not) Lonely, Mu.ZEE, Oostende, BE

Bill Viola: MartyrsEarth, Air, Fire, Water, Memorial Art Gallery University of Rochester, New York, US

Pivotal: Highlights from the Collection, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, US

The EMST Collection at documenta 14, Kassel, DE

Tristan's Ascension, Galleria Ivan Bruschi, Arezzo, IT

ZKM_Gameplay, ZKM | Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, DE

MAN IN THE MIRROR, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, BE

Nature: Man's Refuge and Resource, Centro Cultural Kirchner CCK, Buenos Aires, AR

2016

Home Land Security, Fort Winfield Scott, San Francisco, California, US

New Gameplay, Nam June Paik Art Center, Yongin, KR

Mozart & Pärt: The Angels, LA Phil, Los Angeles, California, US

Botticelli Reimagined, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

Time Test: International Video Art Research Exhibition, Redtory Museum of Contemporary Art, Guangzhou, CN

2015

Phlogiston, Museum of Fine Arts, Split, HR

Tobe part of Universe, 7th International Contemporary Art Biennale of Melle, Melle, FR

The Line, The House Mill, London, UK

Heartbreak Hotel, Vanhaerents Art Collection at the Zuecca Project Space, Venice, IT

Proportio, Axel & May Vervoodt Foundation, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, IT

Silent Life (1979), Laurre Roynette Gallery, Paris, FR

Swimming Pool, Espace Croix-Baragnon, Toulouse, FR

Legacy, Nobel Museum, Stockholm, Sweden, SE

Masterpiece, De Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam, NL

Mixed Emotions/Gemengde Gevoelens, AGB MAC, Cultureel Centrum, Mechelen, BE

Belle Haleine - The Scent of Art, Museum Tinguely, Basel, SZ

Leonardo da Vinci's Leicester Codex and the Power of Observation, Steele Gallery, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota, US

White, MOCA, Jacksonville, US

2014

REFRACTION. THE IMAGE OF SENSE, Blain|Southern, London, UK

The Sea- An hommage to Jan Hoet, Cinema Capitole, VZW De Zee Oostende, BE

The Sea, Museum Brandts, Odense C, DK

Pure Water. The Most Valuable Resource in the World, LENTOS Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz, AT

Fragility, Transparency, Liquidity, Transformability, Vitraria Glass + A Museum, Venice, IT

Walk and Equalibrium, Salvatore Ferragamo Museum, Florence, IT

Garden, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, KR

Deloitte Ignite 2014 -Myth The Feather and the Flame, Royal Opera House, London, UK

The Space Where I Am, Blain|Southern, London, UK

Renaissance: Carpaccio and Bill Viola, Espace Louis Vuitton Venezia, Venice, IT

2013

The Games of Art, Pinnacles Gallery, Riverway Arts Centre, Thuringowa, Central Queensland, AU

To see the sacred, Musée du Louvre-Lens, Lens, FR

Video Vintage, Oi Futuro Cultural Center, Rio di Janeiro, BR

The Mystery of Tears, Metropolitan Arts Centre (MAC), Belfast, UK

A Triple Tour, Conciergerie, Palais de la Cité, Paris, FR

Blackbox, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, KR

Video Vintage, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, KR

Permanent Collection on view, Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford, UK

Imminent Sounds- Falls and Crossings, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, TW

Bill Viola: Tristan's Ascension, Stavanger Art Museum, Stavanger, NO

Flesh & Blood, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, IL

Seismic Shifts, National Academy Museum, New York, US

Through a Glass Darkly: Faces Past and Present, Museum Ernst, Budapest, HU

2012

Fortuny and Wagner, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, IT

Hey Dude, Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, DE

About Caravaggio, Museo Tuscolano, Frascati, IT

The Grotesque Factor, Museo Picasso Malaga, Malaga, ES

Bill Viola: Tristan’s Ascension, Stavanger Art Museum, NO

NOVA Cultura Contemporanea, Auditorium Museum for Image and Sound, Sao Paulo, BR

Sacred Geometry and Secular Science, Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, US

Voice of Images, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, IT

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times. Rebirth and Apocalypse in Contemporary Art, Kiev International Bienniale of Contemporary Art, Armoury, Kiev, UA

Beyond Memory, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, IL

Arte Torna Arte, Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence, IT

Norfolk & Norwich Festival, Sainsbury Centre for the Arts, Norwich, UK

Struggle(s), Maison Particuliére, Brussels, BE

J.S. Bach's St. Matthew's Passion, Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona, ES

Silence, Essl Museum, Vienna, AT

Wish You Were Here, The Buffalo Avant-Garde in the 1970's, Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, US

Passing Time, Richard E. Peeler Art Center, De Pauw University, Greencastle, US

Going Around the Corner: Works from the Berlingieri Collection, MACRO, Rome, IT

Modern Japanese Art from the Museum Collection, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, JP

KINOKINO, Game On 2.0, Sandnes, NO

>Spotlights< video art, Essl Museum, Vienna, AT

Art and Emotions Through Five Centuries, National Museum, Stockholm, SE

Look Now: Modern and Contemporary Art from Private Collections, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, US

Video Vintage, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR

Passing Time, Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Connecticut, US

Modern Japanese Art from the Museum Collection, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, JP

2011

Images of the Mind, Deutches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden DE; Moravian Gallery, Brno, CZ The View from a Volcano: The Kitchen’s Soho Years 1971-86, The Kitchen, New York, US

The Quintet of the Astonished, Everson Museum, Syracuse, US

G-d Only Knows Who the Audience Is, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, US

Real Virtuality, The Museum of the Moving Image, Astoria, New York, US

Passion in Venice, Museum of Biblical Art, New York, US

Open Ears 2011, CAFKA, Open Ears Festival, Kitchner, Ontario, US

Influential Element: Exploring the Impact of Water, Long Beach Museum of Art, US

Film Fridays Series (Screening), The Warsity Center for the Arts, Southern Illinois, US

The Artist’s Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, US

Exchange Evolution, Long Beach Museum of Art, US

Videosphere: A New Generation, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, US

Time and Place, Kunsthalle Detroit, Michigan, US

Watch This! New Directions in the Art of the Moving Image, Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington D.C., US

Images of the Mind, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, DE

The Art of Deceleration, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, DE

Space Invaders, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, DK

Jihlava Documentary Film Festival, Jihlava, CZE

Celebrazione Vasariane, Firenze Arti Visive, Florence, IT

Ensemble 20/21, Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid, ES

MMK 1991-2011: 20 Years of the Contemporary, MMK, Frankfurt, DE

Oslo Chamber Music Festival 2011- Gamle Logen, Oslo, NO

Pino Pascali: Return to Venice/Apulia Contemporary Art, Palazzo Bianchi Michiel, Venice, IT

The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, San Antonio Museum of Art, Texas, US

Portraits de la Pensée, Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, FR

Paradise Lost, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, TR

The Quintet of the Unseen, Blain|Southern, London, UK

art/tapes/22 a Santa Teresa (1972-76), Forno San Ferdinando, Follonica, IT

Tout ouïe, Sans Canal Fixe, Tours, FR

2011 Images and Views of Alternative Cinema, Theatro Ena, Nicosia, CY

New contemporary galleries featuring the John Kaldor Family Collection, Art Gallery New South Wales,Sydney, AU

The Promised Land, Staatliche Kunstsmmlungen Dresden, DE

Don't Look Now, Kunstmuseum Bern, SZ

Figuratively Speaking: A Survey of the Human Form, Bellagio Gallery, Las Vegas, US

Happy Tech: machines with a human face, Palazo Re Enzo (1/29-2/13) & La Triennale/Bovisa, Milan, IT (2/22 - 3/31)

La Candela Festival 2011, Valls, ES

The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Yvon Lambert Gallery, Paris, FR

San Sebastian, una iconografia comtemporánea, Kubo-Kutxa, Donostia-San Sebastian, ES

When Painting Moves...Something Must Be Rotten, Stenerson Museum, Oslo, NO

Knock on wood: Tales from the forest, Virserums Konsthall, SE

Space, Foundazione MAXXI, Rome, IT

Lust and Vice: The Seven Deadly Sins from Dürer to Nauman, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, CH

When Eve Meets Adam, Museum of Fine Arts, Strasbourg, FR

A Million and One Days, Lithuanian National Gallery of Art, Vilnius, LT

The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, Nobel Museum, Stockholm, SE

Tong, Haeinsa Temple, Chiin-ri, KR

Esplanade The Recital Studio, SG

Video, An Art, A History 1965 - 2010: A Selection from the Centre Pompidou and Singapore Art Museum Collections, SG

Déserts (1994), Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Suntory Hall, Tokyo, JP

Shan Shui, Beijing Center for the Arts, CN

Environmental Day, ikono.tv/MELD, Television Broadcast, Arabsat: Menasa Region, Etisalat, AE

Selected works from the Centre Pompidou's New Media Collection, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya, IL

2010

Mortality, Presented in association with the Melbourne International Arts Festival; Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA), Melbourne, AU

17th Sydney Biennale,Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, AU

Space,Foundazione MAXXI, Rome, IT

The Artist's Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, US

 

2009

Collection: MOCA's First Thirty Years, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, US

After Darwin: Contemporary Expressions, Jerwood Gallery, Natural History Museum, London, UK

Tears of Eros, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, ES

 

2008

California Video, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, US

 

2007

Centre Pompidou Video Art 1965-2005, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne, AU

 

2006

Without Boundary: Seventeen Ways of Looking, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, US

Los Angeles, 1955 1985, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR

The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, UCLA Fowler Museum, Los Angeles (traveling), US

 

2005

25 years of Deutsche Bank Collection, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, DE

Marking Time/Moving Images, Miami Art Museum, Florida, US

Getting Emotional, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, US

Water in Myth and Nature, Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich, DE

A Kind of Magic, Lucerne Museum of Art, CH

Out of Time,Museum of Modern Art, New York, US

Intramoenia Extra Art, Castel del Monte, Andria, IT

 

2004

Presence, St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, US

Self-Evidence: Identity in Contemporary Art,DeCordova Museum & Sculpture Park, Lincoln, US

Pontormo, Bronzino, and the Medici: The Transformation of the Renaissance Portrait, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, US

 

2003

Painting Pictures, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, DE; The Body Transformed, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, CA

Passion for Art: 100 Treasures 100 Years, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, US

Happiness: a survival guide for art and life, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, JP

 

2002

The Power of Art, Hyogo Prefecture Museum of Art, Kobe, JP

Synopsis II: Theologies at the National Museum of Contemporary Art, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, GR

Video Acts: Single Channel Works from the Collections of Pamela and Richard Kramlich and New Art Trust, PS1, MoMA, Long Island, New York, US

 

2001

Plateau of Humankind, Forty-Ninth Venice Biennale, Venice, IT

Hieronymous Bosch,Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, NL

Artcité: When Montreal Turns into a Museum,” Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, CA

 

2000

Encounters: New Art from Old, National Gallery, London, UK

Spectacular Bodies: The Art and Science of the Human Body from Leonardo to Now, Hayward Gallery, London, UK

 

1999

The American Century: Art & Culture 19002000, Part II, 19502000, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US

 

1997

Changing Spaces, Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, USA; Exhibited at Miami Art Museum, Miami, USA; Arts Festival of Atlanta, US; Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroi, USA; Vancouver Art Museum, Vancouver, CA

 

1996

Along the Frontier: Ann Hamilton, Bruce Nauman, Francesc Torres, Bill Viola, (traveling) International Center of Photography, New York, US; exhibited at The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, RU; Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, CZ; National Gallery of Contemporary Art, Warsaw, PL; Soros Center for Contemporary Art, Ukranian House Gallery, Kiev, UA

Being and Time: The Emergence of Video Projection, Albright-Knox Art Gallery,Buffalo,New York, USA; travelled to Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA; Portland Art Museum, Portland,Oregon, US; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, USA; Site Santa Fe, New Mexico, US

 

1995

Video Spaces: Eight Installations, The Museum of Modern Art, New York;

Rites of Passage: Art for the End of the Century Tate Gallery, London

3e Biennale d’art contemporain de Lyon,Musée d’Art Contemporain, Lyon, France

 

1994

Bill Viola: Stations, American Center, Paris, FR, part of inaugural exhibition

Visions of America: Landscape as Metaphor in the Late Twentieth Century, Denver Art Museum and Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio, US

 

1993

American Art in the Twentieth Century: Painting and Sculpture, 19131993, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, DE; The Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

 

1992

Documenta 9, Documenta-Halle, Kassel, DE

 

1991

Eröffnungsausstellung/Opening Exhibition, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, DE

 

1990

Passages de l’image, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, FR;travelled to Centre cultural de la Fundació Caixa de Pensions, Barcelona, ES; Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio, USA; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA

 

1989

Image World: Art and Media Culture, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US

 

1988

American Landscape Video: The Electronic Grove, The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, US; travelled to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA; Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, US

Carnegie International, The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, US

 

1987

Avant-Garde in the Eighties, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, US

 

1985

1985 Biennial Exhibitions, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

 

1984

Het lumineuze beeld/The Luminous Image, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL

 

1983

Video as Attitude Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, USA; and University Art Museum,

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, US

Noel Harding and Bill Viola: Two Video Installations, The Art Gallery at Harbourfront, Toronto, Video Culture,

Canada International Video Festival, CA

 

1981

International Video Art Festival, Theme Pavillion, Portopia ’81, Kobe, JP

 

1977

Documenta 6, Friedericianum, Kassel, DE

 

1975

Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US

 

1974

Kunst bleibt Kunst: Projekt ’74, Kunstverein, Cologne, and Kunsthalle Cologne, DE

 

1972

St. Jude Invitational Exhibition, de Saisset Museum, University of Santa Clara, Santa Clara, US

 


Selected public collections

Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Berardo Collection, Sintra Museum of Art, Sintra, Portugal

Caldic Collection, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico

Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL

Collection Bayersiche Staatsgemaldesammlungen, Munich, Germany

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

De Pont Foundation for Contemporary Art, Tilburg, The Netherlands

Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA

Detroit Institute of the Arts, Detroit, MI

Fondation Cartier, Paris, France

Fundacio la Caixa Centro Cultural, Barcelona, Spain

Goetz Collection, Munich, Germany

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

Main Tower Helaba, Frankfurt, Germany

Maja Hoffman Foundation, Basel, Switzerland

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX

Musée d’Art Contemporain, Montréal, Canada

Musée d’Art Contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, Paris, France

Museet for Samtidkinst, Oslo, Norway

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

The National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia

The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC

Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

The Rivendell Collection of late 20th Century Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA

San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin-Preussischer Kultur-besitz, National Galerie, Berlin, Germany

The Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom

The Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT

The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Ydessa Hendeles Art Foundation, Toronto, CA

Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany



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