Bill Viola

(American, b. 1951)

the return by bill viola

Bill Viola

The Return, 2007

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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
2003
Cultural Leadership Award, American Federal of Arts, USA
2006
NORD/LB Art Prize, Bremen, Germany
Lives and works with Kira Perov, wife and collaborator, in Long Beach, CA, USA
BFA, Experimental Studios, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Syracuse University, Syracuse, USA

Exhibitions

2009
Mythologies, Haunch of Venison London, UK.
Silent Mountain (2001), Four Hands (2001), Catherine's Room (2001), Ascension (2000), will be shown in the exhibition Being Time, The Pier Art Centre, Stromness, Orkney, UK (solo)
2008
Ocean Without a Shore (2007), The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea (solo)
Tristan et Isolde, Opera National de Paris, France (solo)
Migration (1976), The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY USA
2007
52nd Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
2006
Los Angeles 1955 – 1985, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Without Boundary: Seventeen Ways of Looking, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
The Passions, J. Paul Getty Museum exhibition travels to Fundación la Caixa, Madrid, Spain and National Gallery of Art, Canberra, Australia (solo)
Pontormo, Bronzino, and the Medici: The Transformation of the Renaissance Portrait, Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA, USA