Bill viola


This exhi­bi­tion presents three inti­mate and mov­ing works from Bill Vio­la’s well-known series The Passions.

American artist Bill Viola (born 1951) is recognised internationally as a pioneer of video art, and today remains one of its leading practitioners. His work explores universal human experiences – birth, death and the unfolding of consciousness – and is shown in museums and galleries worldwide.

This exhibition presents three intimate and moving works from his well-known series The Passions.

ARTIST ROOMS is a national programme and collection managed by Tate and National Galleries of Scotland with the support of Art Fund, Henry Moore Foundation and using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England and Creative Scotland.

Image: Bill Viola, Still from Four Hands (detail), 2001. ARTIST ROOMS Tate and National Galleries of Scotland © Bill Viola. Photo: Kira Perov © Bill Viola Studio
Bill viola