Biografie von Bill VIOLA (1951)

Personal data


Birth : 01/25/1951 - New York NY New York, United States
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : United States

Address

Long Beach CA California, United States

Representatives

Anthony d’Offay Gallery – 9, 21 & 23 Dering Street – London, United Kingdom


Education

School of Art and Design – Syracuse University (BFA) – 102 Schaffer Art – Syracuse NY, United States

Work


Categorie and medium


Audiovisual-Multimedia : Sound installation - Video - Video installation

Movements and styles

Video Art

Works

The Arc of Ascent
Date of creation : 1992
Medium : Video installation
Process : sound
Size : 7 x 3 cm
 
The Sleepers
Date of creation : 1992
Medium : Video installation
 
Nantes Triptych
Date of creation : 1992
Medium : Video installation
Process : sound
 
The Passing
Date of creation : 1991
Medium : Video
Technical data : 54'
 
Angel's Gate
Date of creation : 1989
Medium : Video
Technical data : 4'
 
I Do Not Know What It Is What I Am
Date of creation : 1986
Medium : Video
Process : sound
Technical data : 89'
 
Moose
Date of creation : 1974
Medium : Sound installation
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2007

Works from the tristan project
James Cohan Gallery – New York NY, United States
04/28/2007 – 05/15/2007

2006

Love/Death: the Tristan Project
Haunch of Venison – London, United Kingdom
06/21/2006 – 09/02/2006

2005

Observance
Liverpool Museum – Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
2005 – 04/17/2005

2003

National Gallery – London, United Kingdom
10/22/2003 – 01/04/2004

The World of Appearances
James Cohan Gallery – New York NY, United States
04/05/2003 – 05/03/2003

2002

Royal Hibernian Academy – Dublin, Ireland
11/2002 – 11/30/2002

Going Forth by Day
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum – New York NY, United States
2002 – 01/12/2003

Going forth by day
Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin – Berlin, Germany
02/09/2002 – 05/05/2002

2001

Bill Viola: The Quintet of Remembrance
The Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York NY, United States
11/06/2001 – 09/01/2002

Bill Viola: Five Angels for the Millenium
Anthony d’Offay Gallery – London, United Kingdom
2001

2000

The World Of Appearances
Helaba Main Tower Landesban Hessen-Thuringen Girozentrale – Frankfurt, Germany
2000

Bill Viola: New work
James Cohan Gallery – New York NY, United States
2000

1999

Bill Viola: A 25-Year Survey
SFMOMA San Francisco Museum of Modern Art – San Francisco CA, United States
1999

Bill Viola : A 25-Year Survey
The Art Institute of Chicago – Chicago IL, United States
1999

1998

Bill Viola: A 25-Year Survey
Whitney Museum of American Art – New York NY, United States
1998

Bill Viola: A 25-Year Survey
Stedelijk Museum – Amsterdam, Netherlands
1998

1997

Bill Viola: Fire, Water, Breath
Guggenheim Museum SoHo – New York NY, United States
1997

1993

Bill Viola: Unseen Images
Whitechapel Gallery – London, United Kingdom
12/10/1993 – 02/28/1994

Bill Viola: Unseen Images
Centro de Arte Reina Sofia – Madrid, Spain
06/06/1993 – 08/22/1993

Bill Viola: Unseen Images
Moderna Museet – Stockholm, Sweden
04/03/1993 – 05/23/1993

Retrospective
MACM Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal – Montréal QC, Canada
01/21/1993 – 03/14/1993

1992

Bill Viola: Unseen Images
Kunsthalle – Düsseldorf, Germany
12/18/1992 – 02/28/1993

Bill Viola: 2 installations
Anthony d’Offay Gallery – London, United Kingdom
10/21/1992 – 11/20/1992

Nantes Triptych
Musée des Beaux-Arts – Nantes, France
07/03/1992 – 08/31/1992

Retrospective
Donald Young Gallery – Seattle WA, United States
01/21/1992 – 03/14/1992

1989

Bill Viola: Installations and Videotapes
Winnipeg Art Gallery – Winnipeg, Canada
09/14/1989 – 11/22/1989

1987

Bill Viola: Installations and Videotapes
MoMA Museum of Modern Art – New York NY, United States
11/16/1987 – 01/03/1988

1985

Retrospective
Moderna Museet – Stockholm, Sweden
04/27/1985 – 05/26/1985

1983

Rétrospective
Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris – Paris, France
12/20/1983 – 01/29/1984

1979

Projects: Bill Viola
MoMA Museum of Modern Art – New York NY, United States
03/15/1979 – 04/24/1979

1974

Bill Viola: Video and Sound Installations
The Kitchen – New York NY, United States
02/19/1974 – 02/23/1974

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2006

Paris Photo n°10
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
11/16/2006 – 11/19/2006
Represented by : Galería Moisés Pérez de Albéniz – Larrabide, 21 – Pamplona, Spain

Frieze Art Fair
Regent’s Park – London, United Kingdom
10/12/2006 – 10/15/2006
Represented by : Haunch of Venison – 6 Haunch of Venison Yard – London, United Kingdom

2004

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Galerie Jamileh Weber – Waldmannstrasse 6 – Zürich ZH, Switzerland

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : James Cohan Gallery – 533 West 26th Str. – New York NY, United States

The Armory Show 2003
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
03/07/2003 – 03/10/2003
Represented by : James Cohan Gallery – 533 West 26th Str. – New York NY, United States

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, n°22
Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I – Madrid, Spain
02/13/2003 – 02/18/2003
Represented by : James Cohan Gallery – 533 West 26th Str. – New York NY, United States

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : James Cohan Gallery – 533 West 26th Str. – New York NY, United States

The Armory Show 2002
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/22/2002 – 02/25/2002
Represented by : James Cohan Gallery – 533 West 26th Str. – New York NY, United States

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : James Cohan Gallery – 533 West 26th Str. – New York NY, United States

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Anthony d’Offay Gallery – 9, 21 & 23 Dering Street – London, United Kingdom

Art Frankfurt – Die europäische Messe für junge Kunst, n° 13
Frankfurt, Germany
04/28/2001 – 05/01/2001
Represented by : Frameworks Verlagsgesellschaft mbH – Gumpendorfer Strasse 89 – Vienna, Austria

The Armory Show 2001
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/23/2001 – 02/26/2001
Represented by : James Cohan Gallery – 533 West 26th Str. – New York NY, United States


Festivals

2000

La Beauté
Divers lieux – Avignon, France
05/27/2000 – 10/01/2000


Group exhibitions

2005

Marie Madeleine Contemporaine
Lille, France
01/22/2005 – 04/17/2005

2004

Realm of the Senses
James Cohan Gallery – New York NY, United States
12/10/2004 – 01/29/2005

2003

Vers d’autres paysages !
Le Parvis Centre d’Art Contemporain – Ibos, France
2003 – 06/21/2003

Videoactes
ICA Institute of Contemporary Arts – London, United Kingdom
07/30/2003 – 10/19/2003

Le Corps Transformé
Musée des Beaux-Arts du Canada – National Gallery of Canada – Shawinigan, Canada
06/15/2003 – 10/05/2003

Independence
South London Gallery – London, United Kingdom
05/03/2003 – 08/03/2003

2002

Material World: from Lichtenstein to Viola
MCA Museum of Contemporary Art – Sydney NSW, Australia
2002

L’Ultima Cena
Castel dell’Ovo – Naples NA, Italy
12/20/2002 – 01/25/2003

L’Art Mol et Raide…
MAC Musée d’Art Contemporain – Lyon, France
10/18/2002 – 08/01/2003

Vidéo Topiques tours et retours de l’art vidéo
MAMCS Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain – Strasbourg, France
10/17/2002 – 02/02/2003

Zwischenzeit
MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst – Frankfurt, Germany
03/11/2002 – 09/01/2002

C’est pas du cinéma !
Le Fresnoy Studio national des Arts Contemporains – Tourcoing, France
01/26/2002 – 03/24/2002

2001

Jusqu’au Bout
Attitudes – Espace d’Arts Contemporains – Geneva GE, Switzerland
10/04/2001

Platea dell’ Umanità – 49° Biennale di Venezia
Giardini di Castello / Arsenale – Venice VE, Italy
06/10/2001 – 11/04/2001

2000

Lie of the Land, earth body material
Arnolfini Gallery – London, United Kingdom
04/01/2000 – 05/19/2000

1998

The Art of Memory
Center for Curatorial Studies Museum – Bard College – Annandale-on-Hudson NY, United States
1998

La coscienza Luccicante
Palazzo Delle Esposizioni – Rome, Italy
09/16/1998 – 10/30/1998

1997

Versus 2000
Museo d’Arte Moderna – Bozen, Italy
12/06/1997 – 03/01/1998

Sunshine & Noir. L.A. Art 1960-1997
Louisiana Museum for Moderne Kunst – Humlebæk, Denmark
05/16/1997 – 09/07/1997

1995

Interactivité, Image mobile, Vidéo – 3ème Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Lyon
MAC Musée d’Art Contemporain – Lyon, France
12/20/1995 – 02/18/1996

Campo – 46° Biennale di Venezia
Ca’Giustinian San Marco 1316 – Venice VE, Italy
06/11/1995 – 10/15/1995

1993

Chaoos – Turbulence – Critical Points
Louisiana Museum for Moderne Kunst – Humlebæk, Denmark
01/29/1993 – 04/18/1993

1992

Documenta IX
Museum Fridericianum – Kassel, Germany
06/13/1992 – 09/20/1992

1987

L’Epoque, la Mode, la Morale, la Passion. Aspects de L’Art Aujourd’hui, 1977-1987
MNAM Musée National d’Art Moderne – Centre National d’Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou – Paris, France
05/21/1987 – 08/17/1987

Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial Exhibition
Whitney Museum of American Art – New York NY, United States
03/31/1987 – 06/28/1987

1985

Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial Exhibition
Whitney Museum of American Art – New York NY, United States
03/13/1985 – 06/09/1985

1984

The Luminous Image
Stedelijk Museum – Amsterdam, Netherlands
1984

1982

Documenta 7
Museum Fridericianum, Neue Galerie, Orangerie, Auepark – Kassel, Germany
06/19/1982 – 09/28/1982

1977

Documenta 6
Museum Fridericianum, Orangerie, Neue Galerie, Karlsaue – Kassel, Germany
06/26/1977 – 10/02/1977

Bibliography (Selected)


By the artist


Books

1992

Le Corps Endormi, Pour La suite Du Monde : Cahier propos et projets
Publisher: MACM Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal – 185 Sainte Catherine Ouest – Montréal QC, Canada
1992

Perception, Technology, Imagination and the Landscape
1992


On the artist


Books

2002

Art Tomorrow
Publisher: Editions Terrail – Paris, France
Author: Lucie-Smith Edward – London, United Kingdom
2002
ISBN : 2879392497

1999

Art at the Turn of the Millenium / L’Art au Tournant de l’An 2000
Publisher: Taschen – Hohenzollernring 53 – Cologne, Germany
Author: Collectif
Director of publication: Grosenick Uta – Cologne, Germany
1999
ISBN : 3822873934


Periodicals

2002

HARRISON Sara – Bill Viola
in: Art Monthly n° 257 p. 29
London, United Kingdom
06/2002

NAKAMURA Marie-Pierre – “J’ai voulu plonger le spectateur dans le cycle universel de la vie”
in: Art Actuel n° 23 p. 88
Paris, France
11/2002-12/2002

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