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

Liste des expositions

Solo exhibitions (selection)

2011
The Quinteto f the Unseen, Blain-Southern, London (United Kingdom)
 
2010
Bill Viola, Obras figurativas, Museo Picasso, Málaga (Spain)

2009
Being Time, Pier Arts Centre, Stomness, Orkney (United Kingdom)
Installations, Haunch of Venison, Berlin (Germany)

2007
Zacheta Narodowa Galeria Sztuki, Warsawa (Poland)
Las Horas invisibles, Museo de bellas artes, Granada (Spain)

2006
Love-Death, The Tristan Project, Haunch of Venison, London (United Kingdom)
Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen (Germany)

2005
Bill Viola, James Cohan Gallery, New York (United States)
Bill Viola, Visions, Aarhus Kunstmueseum, Aarhus (Denmark)

2003-2004
Bill Viola, the Passions, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Calif. (United States) ; National Gallery, London (United Kingdom) ; Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Pinakotheken, Munich (Germany)

2003
Hall of Whispers, Haunch of Venison, London (United Kingdom)

2002
Bill Viola, Going forth by Day, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin (Germany)

2001
Five Angels for the Millennium, New Works, Anthony d’Offay Gallery, London (United Kingdom)

1999
Bill Viola, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (Netherlands) ; Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt (Germany) ; Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, Calif. (United States)

1998
Bill Viola, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, Calif. (United States) ; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (United States)

1997
Bill Viola, Video Works, ICC Collection, Inter Communication Center, Tokyo (Japan)
Bill Viola, Fire, Water, Breath, Guggenheim Museum (Soho), New York (United States)

1996
Bill Viola, Stations, Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Stuttgart (Germany) ; Lannan Foundation, Los Angeles, Calif. (United States).
Bill Viola, Buried Secrets, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Mass. (United States)
Bill Viola, Trilogy, Fire-Water-Breath, Chapelle Saint-Louis de la Salpêtrière, Paris (France)

1995
Bill Viola, Buried Secrets, Kestner-Gesellschaft Hannover, Hanover (Germany)

1994
Bill Viola, Video installationen und -bänder, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg (Austria)

1993
Bill Viola, Musée d'art contemporain de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec (Canada)
Bill Viola, Unseen Images, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (United Kingdom)
Bill Viola, Musée des beaux-arts, Lausanne (Switzerland) ; Centre pour l'image contemporaine, St. Gervais, Geneva (Switzerland)

1992
Slowly Turning Narrative, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pa. (United States) ; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Va. (United States)
Bill Viola, Unseen Images, Stadtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf (Germany)

1991
Bill Viola, Video Projects, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt (Germany)

1990
Bill Viola, The Sleep of Reason, Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Jouy-en-Josas (France)

1989
Bill Viola, Centro de arte moderna, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon (Portugal)
Bill Viola, Fukui Prefectural Museum of Art, Fukui (Japan)

1987
Bill Viola, Installations and Videotapes, Museum of Modern Art, New York (United States)

1985
Summer 1985, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Calif. (United States)
Bill Viola, Moderna Museet, Stockholm y Museum of American Art, New York (United States)

1979
Projects, Bill Viola, Museum of Modern Art, New York (United States)

1977
Bill Viola, The Kitchen, Center for Music, Video and Dance, New York (United States)

1974
Bill Viola, Video and Sound Installations, The Kitchen, Center for Music, Video and Dance, New York (United States)

1973
New Video Work, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, N.Y. (United States)


Group exhibitions (selection)

2011
Video, an art, a History, 1965-2010, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore(Republic of Singapour)
Passing Time, Erza and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn. (United States)
 
2010-2011
Politics of Art, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (Greece)
 
2010
Busan Biennale 2010, Busan (Republic of Korea)
Moving Images, Artists & Video-Film, Museum Ludwig, Cologne (Germany)
Until Now, Collecting the New, 1960-2010, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minn. (United States)
17th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney (Australia)
Thierry Kunstzel-Bill Viola, deux éternités proches, Le Fresnoy, Studio national des arts contemporains, Tourcoing (France)
 
2009-2010
Imagining Media@ZKM, ZKM, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe (Germany)

2009
Waiting for Video, Works from the 1960’s to Today, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (Japan)
Unbounded, New Art for a New Century, Newark Museum, Newark, N.J. (Unites States)
Center for Curatorial Studies and Hessel Museum of Art, Annadale-on-Hudson, N.Y. (Unites States)

2008-2009
Vidéo, un art, une histoire, 1965-2007, Musée Fabre, Montpellier (France)

2008
Conceptual Art from California, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin (Germany)
Mark Lewis, Bill Viola, Nora Martirosyan, Thomas Köner ‘Boucles d’or’, Fonds régional d’art contemporain Basse-Normandie, Caen (France)
La Collection De Pont à Paris, Institut néerlandais, Paris (France)

2007-2008
Colecção Centre Pompidou no Museu do Chiado, Centre Pompidou Novos Media 1965-2003, Museu nacional de arte contemporânea, Museu do Chiado, Lisbon (Portugal)

2007
Gergiev Festival, Rotterdam (Netherlands)
Biennale di Venezia, Venice (Italy)
Il faut rendre à Cézanne …, Collection Lambert en Avignon, Avignon (France)
Centre Pompidou, Video Art 1965-2005, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne (Australia)

2006-2007
The New Media Collection 1965-2005, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (Australia)

2006
Video, An Art, a History, 1965-2005, New Media Collection, Centre Pompidou, Miami Art Central, Miami, Fla. (United States)
New Media Collection, 1965-2005, Centre Pompidou, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei (Taiwan)

2005-2006
Temps de vídeo 1965-2005, Col.lecció Nouveaux Medias del Centre Pompidou amb la participació de la col.lecció d’art contemporani Fundació ‘La Caixa’, Fundació La Caixa, Barcelona (Spain)
Baroque and Neo-Baroque. The Hell of the Beautiful, Artium 2, Contemporary Art Centre, Salamanca (Spain)

2004
L'ombre du temps, Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris (France)
Animals, Haunch of Venison, London (United Kingdom)

2003
Taktiken des ego = Tactics of the ego, Wilhelm-Lehmbruck-Museum, Duisburg (Germany)
Bill Viola i Sirin Nesat v Gosudarstvennom Ermitaze, Gosudarstvennyj Ermitaz, St. Petersburg (Russia)
Traveling, Towards the Border, National Museum of Modern t, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York (United States)
Synopsis 2, Theologies, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (Greece)
Verweile doch..., Die Sammlung 7, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich (Germany)
Who's Afraid of Contemporary Art ? Israel Museum, Jerusalem (Israel)

2002
Power of Art, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe (Japan)

2001
L'arte elettronica, metamorfosi e metafore, Gallerie d'arte moderna e contemporanea, Ferrara (Italy)

2000-2001
Spectacular Bodies, the Art and Science of the Human Body from Leonardo to Now, Hayward Gallery, London (United Kingdom)

2000
Encounters, New Art from Old, National Gallery, London (United Kingdom)

1996
Mediascape, Guggenheim Museum (Soho), New York (United States)
Festival d'Automne, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris (France)

1995
MultiMediale 4, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe (Germany)
Video Spaces, Eight Installations, Museum of Modern Art, New York (United States)
Rites of Passage, Tate Gallery, London (United Kingdom)
New California Video 1994-95, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, Calif. (United States)

1994
Beeld-Beeld, Museum Van Heedendaagse Kunst, Ghent (Belgium)
Five Rooms, Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London (United Kingdom)

1993
Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (United States)
American Art in the 20th Century - Painting and Sculpture1913-1993, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin (Germany)

1992
Documenta 9, Friedericianum Museum, Cassel (Germany)
Art at the Armory, Occupied Territory, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Ill. (United States)

1991
Metropolis, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin (Germany)

1990
Passages de l'image, Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (France) ; Fundació Caixa de Pensiones, Barcelona (Spain) ; Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus (United States) ; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco (United States).
Bienal de la Imagen en Movimiento, Museo nacional, Centro de arte Reina Sofiá, Madrid (Spain)

1989
Video-Skulptur, Retrospektiv und Aktuell 1963-1989, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne (Germany)
Image World, Art and Media Culture, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (United States)

1988
Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pa. (United States)

1987
L'Epoque, la mode, la morale, la passion. Aspects de l'art d'aujourd'hui, Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (France)
The Arts for Television, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (Netherlands) ; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (United States)

1986
La Biennale di Venezia, Venice (Italy)
Festival nacional de video, Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid (Spain)

1985
Currents, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (United States)
1ère Semaine internationale de Vidéo, Centre pour l'image contemporaine, Saint-Gervais, Geneva (Switzerland)

1984
The Luminous Image, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (Netherlands)

1983
Video as Attitude, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, N.M. (United States)
Art vidéo, rétrospective et perspective, Palais des beaux-arts, Charleroi (Belgium)

1982
60 '80 Attitudes, Concepts, Images, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (Netherlands)

1980
3e Biennale de São Paulo, São Paulo (Australia)

1978
Video Art '78, London Video Arts, London (United Kingdom)
2e Biennale de São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

1977
Documenta 6, Friedericianum Museum, Cassel (Germany)
14e Biennale de Sydney, Sydney (Australia)

1976
1ère Biennale de São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

1975
La Biennale de Paris, ARC, Musée d'art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris (France)
Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (United States)
13e Biennale de Sydney, Sydney (Australia)

1974
Projekt '74, Kunstverein, Cologne (Germany)
Impact Art Video Art 74, Musée des Arts décoratifs, Lausanne (Switzerland)