6 February 2019


Bill Viola: Distraction By Life, Death And Rebirth – Zoltan Alexander

“Such a preachy, pompous show.” – Telegraph. “Viola’s art is dated, dead in the water.“ Guardian.

31 January 2019

Bill Viola And Michelangelo A Fairground Magical Mystery Tour – Edward Lucie-Smith

The catalogue for the new Bill Viola show at the Royal Academy – also featuring a group of Michelangelo’s best, most finished drawings – is careful to point out that it is not really proposing a rivalry, or even a close kinship, between the two artists.

13 January 2019


Bill Viola And The Art Of Contemplation – Revd Jonathan Evens

In welcoming Bill Viola’s installations at St Paul’s Cathedral, Mark Oakley noted that: ‘Viola’s art slows down our perceptions in order to deepen them.’

15 July 2018

Bill Viola Launches First Experimental Interactive Art Game

The Night Journey (2007-2018) is one of the first experimental art games ever made. A collaboration between renowned media artist Bill Viola

6 May 2018

Bill Viola: Quiet Contemplative Video Installation St Cuthbert’s Church Edinburgh

St Cuthbert’s Church in Edinburgh (Kirk of the Castle Rock and Princes St Gardens) is currently home to an outstanding video art installation by the internationally respected American artist Bill Viola.

8 February 2017

Bill Viola Mixes Video Work With Old Masters In Florence Exhibition

Bill Viola, will be presented at The Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi in a significant exhibition celebrating this unchallenged master of video art, exhibiting works that span his long career.

9 September 2016


Bill Viola Unveils Second Installation At St Paul’s Cathedral London

The second permanent large-scale video installation created for St Paul’s Cathedral by the internationally acclaimed artist Bill Viola, has been inaugurated in the North Quire Aisle of the cathedral to coincide with the Feast of Mary. Mary has been conceived as a companion piece to Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, Water), which was unveiled in 2014.  Mary and Martyrs are the first moving-image […]

26 July 2016


Bill Viola To Present Second Large-scale Video Installation At St Paul’s Cathedral

Bill Viola is to present Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation for St Paul’s Cathedral in the North Quire aisle of the cathedral on 8 September 2016. This will coincide with the Feast of Mary. The video has been conceived as a companion piece to Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, Water) which was unveiled in the South Quire Aisle of the cathedral […]

1 October 2015


Bill Viola: Rarely Exhibited Works At Blain|Southern And Vinyl Factory Space

In London this autumn, Blain|Southern and The Vinyl Factory present significant rarely-exhibited works from Bill Viola’s early career at 4 Hanover Square and The Vinyl Factory Space at Brewer Street Car Park. The exhibitions illustrate Viola’s boundless experimentation with the newest media of the time, which paved the way for subsequent generations of artists working […]

12 July 2015


Bill Viola To Present Important New Exhibition At Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) is to present an important exhibition by pioneering American video and installation artist, Bill Viola, this Autumn. The show was developed in collaboration with Viola, Kira Perov, Executive Director, Bill Viola Studio and Clare Lilley, Director of Programme, YSP, it is the most extensive exhibition in the UK by the […]

10 June 2015


Bill Viola Installation At Auckland Castle Explores Earth Air Fire And Water

A new Bill Viola exhibition in Auckland Castle,  County Durham will examine the meaning and representation of belief from prehistory to the present day. This will be the first in a series of reflections on the meaning of faith located within the sacred space of St. Peter’s Chapel, offering the public an intimate experience of Viola’s work. The exhibition marks a significant return for […]

25 April 2014


Bill Viola Unveils Major New Installation At St Paul’s Cathedral

Bill Viola has unveiled a major new installation At St Paul’s Cathedral in London. Martyrs, has taken ten years to realise and is the first of two large-scale permanent video installations created by this internationally acclaimed artist. The was inaugurated in St Paul’s Cathedral on 21 May 2014. The installation is the first moving-image artwork […]

22 April 2014


Fondation Cartier Celebrates 30 Years With Bill Viola, David Lynch And Patti Smith

To mark an important turning point in Cartier’s history, the Fondation Cartier will invite the public to a two-part programme of ground-breaking exhibitions, performances and events running from 10 May to the end of March 2015. Hundreds of world-renowned artists, from to Matthew Barney, Bill Viola and David Lynch to John Cale, Patti Smith, Issey […]

2 May 2013


Bill Viola Presents Nine New Video Works At Blain Southern

Frustrated Actions and Futile Gestures is a museum-scale exhibition of nine new works by the internationally renowned video artist Bill Viola. Created between 2012 and 2013, both on location and in the artist’s studio in Southern California, the exhibition presents three distinct bodies of work; the Frustrated Actions, the Mirage and theWater Portraits series. Through […]

17 November 2011


S[edition] Innovates With On Screen Art By Big Name Artists

With Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin digital artworks available from £5, S[edition] invites anyone and everyone to become art collectors This morning, Harry Blain (founder of Haunch of Venison and Blain|Southern) and Robert Norton (former CEO of Saatchi Online) launched an innovative new scheme for selling art – S[edition]; an online initiative to sell affordable digital artworks […]

12 July 2011


Anish Kapoor and Bill Viola Win Japan’s Praemium Imperiale Award

The £120,000 Praemium Imperiale is a global arts prize awarded annually by the Japan Art Association. Since its inauguration in 1989, it has become an internationally important benchmark honour for  the arts.Six nomination committees, each chaired by an International Advisor, propose candidates in five fields: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Music and Theatre/Film. This year Anish Kapoor […]