Bill Viola

(American, born 1951)

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Bill Viola

Inverted Birth, 2014

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Bill Viola

The Encounter, 2012

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Bill Viola

The Return, 2007

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Bill Viola

Water Martyr, 2014

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Biography

Timeline

1951
Born in New York, USA
1984
Polaroid Video Art Award for outstanding achievement, USA
1987
Maya Deren Award, American Film Institute, USA
1993
Skowhegan Medal (Video Installation), USA
1995
Degree of Doctor of Fine Arts, Syracuse University, New York, USA
1997
Degree of Doctor of Fine Arts, The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, USA
1998
Degree of Doctor of Fine Arts, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California, USA
1999
Degree of Doctor of Fine Arts, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
2000
Degree of Doctor of Fine Arts, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California, USA
Degree of Doctor of Fine Arts, University of Sunderland, Sunderland, England

Exhibitions

2014
“Bill Viola: Transformation,” Faurschou Foundation, Beijing, China
“Tristan und Isolde,” Teatro Real, Madrid, Spain
“Bill Viola: In Dialogue,” Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando Madrid, Spain
“Bill Viola,” Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, France
“Revival of Tristan at La Bastille,” Opera Bastille, Paris, France
“Bill Viola: Passions,” Cathedral of Berne & Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
“Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, Water),”(Permanent), St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, UK
2013
“Bill Viola: Ascension,” Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
“Frustrated Actions and Futile Gestures,” Blain|Southern, London, UK
“Bill Viola: The Return,” Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

Public Collections

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Denver Art Museum, Colorado
Des Moines Art Center, Iowa
Fondation Cartier, Paris
Fundacío la Caixa Centre Cultural, Barcelona
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Arken, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Copenhagen
ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
Art Institute of Chicago
Berardo Collection, Sintra Museum of Modern Art, Lisbon