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Bill Viola. Mary, St Paul’s Cathedral, London. September 2016

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation for St Paul’s Cathedral created by the internationally acclaimed artist Bill Viola, will be inaugurated in the North Quire aisle of the cathedral on 8 September 2016 to coincide with the Feast of Mary (Press View: 9 September 09:00 to 10:00). Mary has been conceived as a companion piece to Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, … Continue reading

Bill Viola: 2011 Praemium Imperiale for Painting

Bill Viola’s works are often referred to as “moving paintings” and his oeuvre includes videotapes, video installations, sound environments, and works for television broadcast. Born in New York in 1951, Viola studied visual art and electronic music at Syracuse University, where he saw the potential for combining images, movement and sound to express the human … Continue reading