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OP BILL VIOLA. David A. Ross et al. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1997. Organized by Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Published in association with Flammarion, Paris. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Abbeville Press, Inc., New York. 214 pp. (two foldout) with 263 ills. (189 col.). 30 x 25 cm. LC 97-26976 ISBN 2080136453 In English.
A major survey of Viola's oeuvre that features fine pictorial documentation of more than 60 videotapes and multifaceted installations created from 1972 to 1996 by the acclaimed American video artist (b. 1951), this catalogue includes a critical essay, a lengthy interview illuminating Viola's artistic objectives and the diverse cultural and religious traditions informing his work, and brief commentaries by the artist on the exhibited pieces, many of them contemplative environments of sound and symbolic imagery designed to explore themes of birth, death and spiritual transcendence.
Artist(s):Viola, Bill
Indexing: Western — United States — Post-1970 — Video/Film/Performance
Plans: 01,05,07,08,09,13,17,20,22
Worldwide Number: 026227
Hardcover Out of Print / No Longer Available.

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