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Viola, Bill 1951-

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Most widely held works by Bill Viola
The art of Bill Viola by Chris Townsend( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The American video and installation artist Bill Viola is one of the most popular artists in the world today. Significatnly, at a time when an artist's importance is oftern conferred by small groups of experts and cognoscenti, Viola's rich imagery touches a nerve with large international audiences. His is an art of everyman; work that is profoundly spiritual and never afraid to make the big statement. That statement is often about human life and its relation to the universe, to the soul and human spirit, to nature and to death. Viola is one of those rare artist whose work makes us awae of our nature as human beings. He returns art to what were once it fundamental concerns: he gives it a relevance to the emotional and spiritual lives of ordinary people. But Viola's art is also an art of our own time: despite this interest in 'old-fashioned' values, this work is produced with the most innovative, most modern of media." - back cover
I do not know what it is I am like by Bill Viola( Visual )

68 editions published between 1986 and 2022 in 3 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of video images documenting artist Bill Viola's personal investigation into the inner states, and his exploration of human connections to animal consciousness
The passing by Bill Viola( Visual )

68 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A restless sleeper dreams of death, drowning, his family, and various primal experiences
Hatsu Yume = First dream by Bill Viola( Visual )

33 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Japanese consider the first dream (hatsu yume) of the new year, to be especially portentous. Bill Viola is a video artist concerned with the mystical aspects of physics and optical transformations. Here he plays with perspective and time, making connections between the flow of light and the flow of water. He shows us the cycle of a day that begins in light and ends in light illuminating the darkness, a cycle that metaphorically symbolizes the cycle of time and creation
Bill Viola : The Road to St Paul's( Visual )

3 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dieser ausdrucksstarke Dokumentarfilm begleitet den weltweit einflussreichsten Videokünstler Bill Viola sowie seine Frau und enge Mitarbeiterin Kira Perov über einen Zeitraum von 12 Jahren während der Installation der zwei dauerhaften Videoarbeiten Mary und Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, Water) in der Londoner Kathedrale St. Pauls. Um Violas Herangehensweise zu dokumentieren erfasst der preisgekrönte Dokumentarfilm-Regisseur Gerald Fox das Wesen von Violas kreativem Schaffensprozess mit allen wesentlichen Veränderungen, die die beiden Kunstwerke über diesen langen Zeitraum vollzogen haben. Überdies blickt er auf die Karriere dieses wegweisenden Künstlers zurück, der die Videokunst seit den 1970er Jahren als anerkannte zeitgenössische Kunstform auf eine neue Ebene gebracht hat." []
A world of art : works in progress( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the work of a number of contemporary American artists. Includes Goat Island, a group that creates performance art, and Mierle Laderman Ukeles, an artist who specializes in art relating to sanitation work
Bill Viola( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A pioneer of video art in the 1970s, Bill Viola has spent three decades creating evocative motion-picture and sound installations. This program gets inside his creative process, recording his reflections on his life and work."--Container
Bill Viola : selected works by Bill Viola( Visual )

33 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of video art represents Bill Viola's four most acclaimed videotapes. Each is structured around a solitary movement, moment or phenomenon through which Viola explores the nature of video, the categories of perception, the cognitive and spiritual inner life of the witness
Bill Viola : the eye of the heart by Mark Kidel( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this documentary, "Viola talks passionately about his life and the events and artistic influences that have driven his work: from his childhood memory of near-drowning, to the artistic exploration and political activism of his youth, and on to the death of his mother. The film explores as well the connection between Viola's work and the mystical traditions of East and West"--Container
Bill Viola : reflections( Book )

7 editions published in 2012 in Italian and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American artist Bill Viola (born 1951) is one of the most renowned video artists in the world, a major figure standing somewhat apart from others whose artistic expression is enabled by - and inseparable from - New Media technology. This book is published to coincide with an exhibition at Villa Panza in Varese, Italy of selected works produced between the late 1970s and 2008, works chosen to exemplify Viola's central preoccupation with human consciousness and experience, as well as his interest in mysticism and symbolism, from both East and West. Viola's relative eschewal of computer editing and use of extreme slow motion imbue his video installations with almost painterly qualities.0Exhibition: Villa Panza, Varese, Italy (12.03.-28.10.2012)
What is cinema?( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuck Workman is best known for creating unforgettable Oscar montage sequences and for his award-winning documentaries. Here he demonstrates his command of cinematic language, creating a visual essay out of clips from films that pushed the boundaries of the art form and gave us ideas of what the futuremight hold
Bill Viola [exposition], Paris, Grand Palais, Galeries nationales, 5 mars-21 juillet 2014 by Bill Viola( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Génie de l'art vidéo, Bill Viola a construit tout son oeuvre autour de la perception sensorielle de la condition humaine. De la naissance à la mort, il interroge le temps, la conscience, le souffle, et les trempe aux sources des grands mystiques, en écho à Bosch ou à Giotto. La métaphysique qu'il donne à vivre peint la solitude, le vieillissement ou le rapport à l'autre. Bill Viola nous raconte. À l'occasion de la première rétrospective que la France consacre à cet immense artiste américain, le Grand Palais vous tend ce livre miroir. C'est un catalogue interactif, un livre, à voir et à entendre, pour se connaître soi-même."--Page 4 of cover
Bill Viola : frustrated actions and futile gestures( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reasons for knocking at an empty house : writings 1973-1994 by Bill Viola( Book )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Met chronologie, bibliografie en register
Bill Viola : the passions by Bill Viola( Book )

17 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogus bij een tentoonstelling van werk van de Amerikaanse videokunstenaar (1951- )
Bill Viola : Europäische Einsichten = Bill Viola : European insights : Werkbetrachtungen/reflections on the work of Bill Viola by Bill Viola( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in German and English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stations - Bill Viola [zur Ausstellung Stations - Bill Viola, im Museum für Neue Kunst, vom 16. April - 1. Oktober 2000] by Bill Viola( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in German and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Viola by Josée Bélisle( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and French and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composers Inside Electronics by Composers Inside Electronics( Recording )

2 editions published in 2007 and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The art of Bill Viola
Bill Viola : reflectionsBill Viola : frustrated actions and futile gesturesReasons for knocking at an empty house : writings 1973-1994Bill Viola : the passionsBill Viola [anläßlich der Ausstellung "Bill Viola", organisiert vom Whitney Museum of American Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2. November 1997 - 11. Januar 1998 ... The Art Institute of Chicago, 16. Oktober 1999 - 9. Januar 2000]Reasons for knocking at an empty house : writings 1973-1994Bill Viola
Alternative Names
Bill Viola

Bill Viola American video and installation artist

Bill Viola americký umělec

Bill Viola Amerikaans kunstenaar

Bill Viola amerikanischer Video- und Installationskünstler

Bill Viola amerikansk konstnär

Bill Viola amerikansk kunstnar

Bill Viola amerikansk kunstner

Bill Viola artista statunitense

Bill Viola artiste vidéaste

Bill Viola videoartista estadunidense

Bill Viola Videoartista estatunidenc

Viola 1951-

Viola, Bill

Viola Billas

Viola, William

Viola, William 1951-

Бил Виола

Билл Виола

Біл Вайола

ביל ויולה

ויולה, ביל

بيل فيولا

بیل ویولا هنرمند آمریکایی

ヴィオラ, ビル


ビル・ヴィオラ 1951-, ビデオ・アートジャンル


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German (45)

French (10)

Italian (7)

Spanish (1)