Born in 1951 in (United States)
Lives and works in (United States )
Biographie
Bibliographie
Liste expositions

Bibliographie

General books and monographs (selection)

Bill Viola, Fire, Water, Breath, New York (United States), Guggenheim Museum, 1997.
BAAS Jacquelynn, JACOB Mary Jane, Buddha mind in contemporary art, Berkeley, Calif. (United States) ; Los Angeles, Calif. (United States) ; London (United Kingdom), University of California Press, 2004.
CARGIOLI Simonetta, Le arti del video, sguardi d'autore fra pittura, fotografia, cinema e nuove technologie, Pisa (Italy), ETS, 2003 (Scritture della visione ; 7).


Exhibition catalogues (selection)

Bill Viola, Video Works, Tokyo (Japan), ICC, Inter Communication Center, 1997.
BÉLISLE Josée, [ed.], VIOLA Bill, Bill Viola, Montreal, Quebec (Canada), Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, 1993.
BENTES Ivana, DANTAS Marcello, HUFFMAN Kathy, ZUTTER Jörg, VIOLA Bill [interview], Bill Viola, Território do Invisível-Site of the Unseen, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, 1994.
DUGUET Anne-Marie, HANHARDT John G., HUFFMAN Kathy, PAGÉ Suzanne, BOYLE Deirdre, VIOLA Bill [interview], Bill Viola, Paris (France), Musée d'art moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1983.
FELDMAN Melissa, KISTLER H. Ashley, Bill Viola, Slowly Turning Narrative, Philadelphia, Pa. (United States), Institute of Contemporary Art ; Richmond, Va. (United States), Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1992.
HANHARDT John G., VIOLA Bill [interview], Bill Viola, Going Forth By Day, Berlin (Germany), Deutsche Bank ; New York (United States), Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 2002.
HEIFERMAN Marvin, PHILIPS Lisa Phillips, HANHARDT John G., Image World, Art and Media Culture, New York (United States), Whitney Museum of American Art, 1989.
HYDE Lewis, PEROV Kira, ROSS David A., VIOLA Bill, Bill Viola, A Twenty-Five-Year Survey, New York (United States), Whitney Museum of American Art; Paris (France), Flammarion, 1997 ; [German edition], Stuttgart (Germany), Cantz, 1999].
KROGH Anna, SORENSEN Jens Erik, Bill Viola, Visions, Aarhus (Denmark), Aarhus Kunstmuseum, 2005.
KRÜGER Reto, MELCHER Ralph, ZBIKOWSKI Dörte, ADRIANI Götz, Viola Bill, Stations, Bill Viola, Karlsruhe (Germany), ZKM, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, 2000.
LOISY Jean de [ed.], Bill Viola, ‘The Sleep of Reason’, Jouy-en-Josas (France), Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, 1990.
LONDON Barbara, HOBERMAN J., KUSPIT Donald, VIOLA Bill, Bill Viola, Installations and Videotapes, New York (United States), Museum of Modern Art, 1987.
NUSSER Uta [ed.], HENTSCHEL Martin, PAFLIK-HUBER Hannelone, VIOLA Bill, Bill Viola, Stations, Stuttgart (Germany), Württembergischer Kunstverein ; Los Angeles, Calif. (United States), Lannan Foundation, 1996.
PÜHRINGER Alexander [ed.], MALSCH FREIDEMAN, MONTOLIÓ Celia, NEUMAIER Otto, VIOLA Bill, Bill Viola, Salzburg (Austria), Salzburger Kunstverein, 1994.
ROSS David, WALSH John, VIOLA Bill, Bill Viola, las horas invisibles, Grenada (Spain), Museo de bellas artes 2007.
ROSS David, WALSH John, VIOLA Bill, ELLIOT David, OBIGANE Akio, Bill Viola : Hatsu-Yume, First Dream, Tokyo (Japan), Mori Art Museum, 2006.
RÜTTIMANN Sylvia, FISCHER Peter, BÜRGI Brigitt, A kind of magic, die Kunst des Verwandelns = A kind of magic, the art of transforming, Lucerne (Switzerland), Kunstmuseum, 2005.
SPARROW Felicity [ed.], JASPER David, MORGAN Stuart, Bill Viola, The Messenger, Durham (United Kingdom), Chaplaincy to the Arts and Recreation in Northeast England, 1996.
SYRING Marie Luise, LAUTER Rolf, ZUTTER Jörg, VIOLA Bill [interview], Bill Viola, Unseen Images = Bill Viola, Nie gesehene Bilder = Bill Viola, Images jamais vues, Dusseldorf (Germany), Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, 1992. [Spanish Version, Bill Viola, MáSpain), Museo nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, 1993].
YAPELLI Tina & KAMPS Toby, VIOLA Bill, Bill Viola, Images and Spaces, Madison, Wis. (United States), Madison Art Center, 1994.
ZEITLIN Marilyn A., BOYLE Deirdre, RAE Kathy Huffman, KNIGHT Christopher, NASH Michael, … Bill Viola, Survey of a Decade, Houston, Tex. (United States), Contemporary Arts Museum, 1988.
ZEITLIN Marilyn A., HAENLEIN Carl, KALIL Susie, VIOLA Bill, Bill Viola, Buried Secrets = Bill Viola, Segreti sepolti, Tempe, Ariz. (United States), Arizona State University Art Museum, 1995 ; Bill Viola, Buried Secrets-Vergrabene Geheimnisse, Hannover (Germany), Kestner-Gesellschaft, 1995.
VAN ASSCHE Christine [dir.], New Media Collection, 1965-2005, Centre Pompidou, Taipei (Taiwan), Taipei Fine Arts Museum, 2006.
VAN ASSCHE Christine [dir.], Temps de vídeo, 1965-2005, Barcelona (Spain), Fundació La Caixa, 2006.


Writings by the artist

Bill Viola, Statements by the Artistcat, Los Angeles, Calif. (United States), Museum of Contemporary Art, 1985.
Reasons for Knocking at an Empty House, Writings 1973–1994 / ed. by Robert Violette avec Bill Viola, Cambridge, Mass. (United States), MIT Press ; London (United Kingdom), Thames and Hudson ; Anthony d'Offay Gallery, 1995.
VALENTINI Valentina & VIOLA Bill, ZUTTER Jörg, ROSS David A., … Taormina Arte 1993, Bill Viola, vedere con la mente e con il cuore, Rome (Italy), Gangemi, 1993.


Interviews (selection)

BELLOUR Raymond, “An Interview with Bill Viola”, October, n. 34, Autumn 1985, p. 91–119 ; “Entretien avec Bill Viola, L'espace à pleine dent”, Cahiers du cinéma, n. 379, 1986, p. 35–42 ; Cahiers du cinéma, numéro spécial, “Où va la vidéo ?” / ed. by Jean-Paul FARGIER, n. 14, 1986, p. 64–73.
BLOCH Dany, "Interview de Bill Viola", Art Press, January 1984.
NEUMAIER Otto, PÜHRINGER Alexander, “Buried Secrets, Bill Viola im Gespräch mit Otto Neumaier und Alexander Pühringer.” Noëma, n. 40, Winter 1995-1996, p. 20–35.


Articles and essays (selection)

“First the Soundtrack, Now the Film”, Los Angeles Times, August 22, 1999, P. 52, 73–74.
“The Self-Discovery Channel”, Art News, n. 10, November 1997, p. 206–209.
ALBERTINI Rossana, “Bill Viola : l'oeil de la séparation (‘The Dividing Eye’)”, Art Press, n. 233, March 1998, p. 20-25.
ARTNER Alan G., “Time Traveler”, Chicago Tribune, October 31, 1999, P. 1, 12.
BELLOUR Raymond, "La vidéo selon St Jean", Cahiers du cinéma, February 1984.
BIGGS Simon, "Video & Architecture", Mediamatic, vol. 2, n. 4, June 4, 1988.
BLOCH Dany, “Les Vidéo-paysages de Bill Viola”, Art Press, n. 80, April 1984, p. 24–26.
BOYLE Deindre, “Post-Traumatic Shock, Bill Viola's Recent Work” Afterimage, n. 24, September-October 1996, p. 9-11.
BOYLE Deidre, "Bill Viola, Womb with a View", ARTnews, vol. 87, n. 1, January 1988.
BOYLE Deidre, "Who's Who in Video, Bill Viola", Sightlines Magazine, vol. 16, n. 3, Spring 1983.
CECCO Emanuela de, “Bill Viola, tra fisica e metafisica”, Flash Art, 26, n. 179, November 1993, p. 31-34.
CUMMING Laura, “A Rembrandt for the Video Age”, The Observer, May 6, 2001, p. 11.
DANIELS Dieter, “Bill Viola, Installations and Videotapes”, Kunstforum, n. 92, December 1987-January 1988, p. 247-250.
DANTO Arthur, “TV and Video”,The Nation, September 11, 1995, p. 248–253.
DE MOFFARTS Eric, "Bill Viola, la vidéo et l'image-temps", Artefactum, vol. 2, n. 11, November 1985-January 1986.
DENNY Ned, “Viola Bodies”, New Statesman, May 28, 2001, p. 45-46.
DROHOJOWSKA-PHILIP Hunter, “His Camera Never Blinks”, Los de Bill Viola, une poétique de l'espace-temps”, Parachute, n. 45, December 1986–February 1987, p. 10–15 [French] ; p. 50–53 [English].
DUNCAN Michael, “Bill Viola, Altered Perceptions”, Art in America, n. 3, March 1998, p. 62–69.
FARGIER Jean-Paul, "L'espace retrouvé, conte d'effets", Cahiers du cinéma, n. spécial "Où va la vidéo ?", 1986.
GRANT Simon, “This Work Would Make the Angels Weep”, The Independent on Sunday, May 6, 2001, P. 1, 4.
HANHARDT John G., “Cartografando il visible, l'arte di Bill Viola.”, Ritratti, Greenaway, Martinis, Pirri, Viola, Taormina (Italy), De Luca, 1987.
HIERHOLZER Michael, “Berührung der Gegensätze im dunklen Raum”, Frankfurter Allgemeine Magazin, February 7, 1999, p. 25.
HOHMEYER Jürgen, “Flimmern im Brunnen”, Der Spiegel, n. 53, December 1992, p. 170–71.
JANUSZCZAK Waldemar, “Magical, Mystical, Magnificent”, The Sunday Times, April 26, 1998, p. 8-9.
KUSPIT Donald, “The Passing”, Artforum, n. 1, September 1993, P. 145, 204.
LAURENT Thierry, “Bill Viola à la National Gallery”, Verso, n. 34, June 2004, p. 10-11.
LIVINGSTONE Marco, “Bill Viola.”, Encounters, New Art from Old, London (United Kingdom), National Gallery, 2000.
MEJIAS Jordan, “Bill Viola, Die kunst, der tod, und das teetrinken”, Frankfurter Allgemeine Magazin, February 5, 1999, p. 10–19.
MORGAN Stuart, "First There is a Mountain", Frieze, n. 9, March-April 1993.
NAKAJIMA Takashi, "Spiritual Time Tunnel", Image Forum, n. 114, October 1989.
NASH Michael, “Bill Viola”, Journal of Contemporary Art, n. 2, Autumn-Winter 1990, p. 63-73.
NASH Michael, "Eye and I, Bill Viola's Double Vision", Parkett, n. 20, 1989.
PLAGENS Peter, “The Video Vibes of Venice”, Newsweek, July 17, 1995, p. 59.
RUTLEDGE Virginia, “Art at the End of the Optical Age.” Art in America, n. 3, March 1998, p. 70–77.
SMITH Paul, "Bill Viola at MOMA", Art in America, vol. 76, n. 3, March 1988.
SMITH Roberta, "Video Pioneer's Roller Coaster of Shimmering Rocking Images", New York Times, February 13, 1998.
SOLOMON Andrew, “Bill Viola's Video Arcade.” New York Times Magazine, February 8, 1998, p. 34–37.
STURKEN Marita, "Temporal Interventions, the Videotapes of Bill Viola", Afterimage, Summer 1982.
TAZZI Pier Luigi, "Bill Viola : Taormina Arte 1987, Parco Duca di Cesaro", Artforum, vol. 26, n. 4, December 1987.
YONEMOTO Bruce, YONEMOTO Norman, "Reality as Mirage", Artweek, May 3, 1980.
YOUNGBLOOD Gene, “Metaphysical Structuralism, the Videotapes of Bill Viola”, Millennium Film Journal, n. 20-21, Autumn-Winter 1988-1989, p. 80–114.


CD

VIOLA Bill, Bill Viola, Selected Works, Los Angeles, Calif. (United States), Voyager, 1987.


Web site

http://www.billviola.com