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Oral history interview with Bill Viola, 2003 October 30-2004 January 14

Interviewee:
Viola, Bill, 1951-  Search this
Interviewer:
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12321
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)246987
AAA_collcode_viola03
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_246987

Bill Viola : ARC, Musée d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, 20 décembre 1983-29 janvier 1984

Author:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Animation-recherche-confrontation (Museum)  Search this
Subject:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
44 p. : ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1983
1983?]
Topic:
Video art  Search this
Call number:
N6537.V56 A4 1983
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_642401

Bill Viola / hrsg. von Alexander Pühringer ; mit Texten von Friedemann Malsch ... [et al.] ; und einem Gespräch zwischen Bill Viola, Otto Neumaier und Alexander Pühringer

Author:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Pühringer, Alexander  Search this
Malsch, Friedemann  Search this
Neumaier, Otto  Search this
Salzburger Kunstverein  Search this
Subject:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
261 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Interviews
Place:
United States
Date:
1994
C1994
Topic:
Video art  Search this
Artists  Search this
Call number:
N6537.V56 A4 1994a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_648146

A thoughtful gaze : the video tapes of Bill Viola / introduction by Jeremy Welsh

Title:
Video tapes of Bill Viola
Author:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Welsh, Jeremy  Search this
Film and Video Umbrella (Firm)  Search this
Riverside Studios  Search this
Subject:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
1 folded sheet ([6] p.) : ill., port. ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1988
Topic:
Video art  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Call number:
N6537.V56 A4 1988b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_825868

Bill Viola : the passions / John Walsh, editor ; with essays by Peter Sellars [and] John Walsh ; a conversation between Hans Belting and Bill Viola ; visual documentation by Kira Perov

Author:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Sellars, Peter  Search this
Walsh, John 1937-  Search this
Belting, Hans  Search this
J. Paul Getty Museum  Search this
Subject:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
307 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Interviews
Place:
United States
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
Video art  Search this
Emotions in art  Search this
Artists  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_947356

Oral history interview with Regina Vater

Interviewee:
Vater, Regina  Search this
Interviewer:
Cordova, Cary  Search this
Creator:
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Names:
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Ashton, Dore  Search this
Calle, Sophie  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Clark, Lygia, 1920-  Search this
Diaz, Antonio  Search this
Escobar, Ruth.  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Lundberg, Bill, 1942-  Search this
Mendieta, Ana, 1948-1985  Search this
Moorman, Charlotte  Search this
Oiticica, Hélio, 1937-1980.  Search this
Orozco, Sylvia, 1954-  Search this
Paik, Nam June, 1932-  Search this
Parra, Catalina  Search this
Pereira dos Santos, Nelson  Search this
Pitanga, Antonio, 1939-  Search this
Porter, Liliana, 1941-  Search this
Schaeffer, Frank  Search this
Schenberg, Mário  Search this
Vergara, Carlos, 1941-  Search this
Viola, Bill, 1951-  Search this
Wilson, Bobby  Search this
Wilson, Martha, 1947-  Search this
Extent:
67 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2004 February 23-25
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Regina Vater conducted 2004 February 23-25, by Cary Cordova, for the Archives of American Art, in her home in Austin, Texas.
Vater speaks of her childhood in Copacabana, Ipanema, south of Rio de Janeiro; her father's career as a physician; her Basque, Portuguese, and Jewish heritage; her early education including early experiences with Greek philosophy; her parents' reaction to her desire to be an artist; her great-grandfather's translation of Virgil and Homer into Portuguese; her study abroad in France in 1972; her move to New York in the mid-1970s; her motivations for various works of art, including the series Gentle Solitude, Three Chinese Monkeys, Luxo Lixo, Electronic Nature, The Knots, Tina America, and "O Que e Arte?"; her Guggenheim fellowship in 1981; the 1976 Whitney Biennial; her marriage to video installation artist Bill Lundberg; her move to Austin, Tex.; her work with the Franklin Furnace Gallery and Flue magazine; her involvement with "cinema verité"; making films with Ruth Escobar; her travels in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Lima, Peru, Bolivia, and Colombia; her perception of the emotional differences between Latinos and Americans; her love of Brazilian culture; her own classification of her work and potential reasons for the lack of scholarship on her work; her activities as a curator including the 1984 show "Latin American Visual Thinking," at the Art Awareness Gallery in New York, N.Y.; difficulties with the Brazilian government in attempting to bring her film Green into that country; her love of poetry, especially concrete poetry; and the spirituality of her work. Vater also recalls Helio Oiticica, Lygia Clark, Frank Schaeffer, Antonio Diaz, Carlos Vergara, Rubens Gerschman, Mario Schemberg, Lucy Lippard, Augustos de Campos, John Cage, Joseph Beuys, Quentin Fiore, Tomasso Trinino, Bill Lundberg [the artist's husband], Leo Castelli, Dore Ashton, Nam June Paik, Charlotte Moorman, Sophie Calle, Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Ruth Escobar, Antonio Pitanga, Bobby Wilson, Sylvia Orozco, Bill Viola, Ana Mendieta, Martha Wilson, Catalina Parra, Liliana Porter, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Regina Vater (1943-) is a Brazilian born multimedia artist from Austin, Texas. Cary Cordova (1970-) is an art historian from Austin, Texas.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound discs and 1 compact disc. Duration is 5 hr., 10 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Curators -- Texas  Search this
Multimedia (Art)  Search this
Cinéma vérité  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.vater04
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw90fdf7731-449f-47f2-bace-00a5d8cd1df9
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-vater04
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Bill Viola

Interviewee:
Viola, Bill, 1951-  Search this
Interviewer:
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter  Search this
Extent:
114 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2003 October 30-2004 January 14
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Bill Viola conducted 2003 October 30-2004 January 14, by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp, for the Archives of American Art, in Viola's home/office.
Viola discusses his earliest childhood memories of growing up in Queens, N.Y.; his education and work. He recalls Jack Nelson, composer David Tudor, David Ross at the Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY, Nam June Paik, Mario Merz and Vito Acconci, and Kira Perov and other artists.
Biographical / Historical:
Bill Viola (1951- ) is a video artist of Long Beach, California. Interviewer Hunter Drohojowska-Philp is an art critic and writer from Beverly Hills, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 6 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 12 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hr., 17 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
This interview is access restricted; written permission is required. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its Oral History Program interviews available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. Quotation, reproduction and publication of the recording is governed by restrictions. If an interview has been transcribed, researchers must quote from the transcript. If an interview has not been transcribed, researchers must quote from the recording. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.viola03
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c815795b-5576-41ab-ba24-7bf48d505e66
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-viola03
Online Media:

Bill Viola : 16 mayo-7 junio 1989, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Sevilla

Title:
Raizones para llamar a la puerta de una casa vacia
Author:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Duget, Anne-Marie  Search this
Elwes, Catherine  Search this
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (Seville, Spain)  Search this
Subject:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
[23] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Interviews
Date:
1989
Call number:
N6537.V56 A4 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_636310

Bill Viola : unseen images

Author:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Whitechapel Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
1 sheet : ill. ; 21 x 74 cm. folded to 21 x 16 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_840445

Bill Viola Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, 12.9-29.11

Author:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Amsterdam (Netherlands) Stedelijk Museum  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Physical description:
32 unnumbered pages illustrations 21 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Utställningskataloger
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1998
Topic:
Video art  Search this
Videokonst  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_623618

Bill Viola unseen images = nie gesehene Bilder = images jamais vues herausgegeben von Marie Luise Syring ; mit Beiträgen von Rolf Lauter [and others]

Title:
Unseen images
Nie gesehene Bilder
Images jamais vues
Author:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Syring, Marie Luise 1944-  Search this
Lauter, Rolf  Search this
Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf  Search this
Physical description:
145 pages illustrations (some color) 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogues
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
1992
Topic:
Video art  Search this
Videokunst  Search this
Call number:
N6537.V56 K8 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_640817

Bill Viola território do invisível = site of the unseen Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil

Title:
Território do invisível
Site of the unseen
Author:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Banco do Brasil Centro Cultural  Search this
Physical description:
59 pages illustrations (some color) 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1994
Topic:
Video art  Search this
Call number:
N6537.V56 A4 1994b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_767458

Bill Viola, Stations

Title:
Stations
Author:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Campagnolo, Kathleen Merrill  Search this
Misraje, Jenée  Search this
Lannan Foundation  Search this
Physical description:
1 folded sheet (9 pages) illustrations (some color) 21 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
California
Los Angeles
Date:
1996
Topic:
Installations (Art)  Search this
Call number:
N6537.V56 A4 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_818199

Bill Viola fire, water, breath Guggenheim Museum Soho [and] Deutsche Telekom galleries, January 18-March 23, 1997

Title:
Fire, water, breath
Author:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Hanhardt, John G  Search this
Deutsche Telekom  Search this
Guggenheim Museum Soho  Search this
Physical description:
1 sheet folded color illustrations 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1997
Topic:
Video art  Search this
Call number:
N6537.V56 A4 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_828743

Bill Viola the greeting Brown Gallery, Jan. 8-Feb. 24, 2002

Title:
Greeting
Author:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Wilson-Powell, MaLin  Search this
Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum  Search this
Physical description:
7 pages color illustrations 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2002
Topic:
Video art  Search this
Call number:
N6537.V56 A4 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_831721

Bill Viola, the passions the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles Jan. 24.03-Apr. 27.03

Author:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
J. Paul Getty Museum  Search this
Physical description:
12 unnumbered pages illustrations (chiefly color) 20 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2003
Topic:
Video art  Search this
Call number:
N6537.V56 A4 2003b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_911244

Bill Viola Whitney Museum of American Art : February 12-May 10, 1998

Author:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Physical description:
1 folded sheet illustrations 29 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1998
Call number:
N6537.V56 A4 1998b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_911246

Going forth by day / Bill Viola

Author:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Hanhardt, John G  Search this
Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin  Search this
Subject:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
136 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Germany
Berlin
Date:
2002
C2002
Topic:
Installations (Art)  Search this
Call number:
N6537.V56 A415 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_707373

I do not know what it is I am like : the art of Bill Viola / John G. Hanhardt ; with contributions by Thomas A. Carlson and Kira Perov

Title:
Art of Bill Viola
Artist:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Author:
Viola, Bill 1951- Works Selections  Search this
Author:
Hanhardt, John G.  Search this
Carlson, Thomas A.  Search this
Perov, Kira  Search this
Host institution:
Barnes Foundation  Search this
Subject:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Viola, Bill 1951- Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Viola, Bill 1951- Themes, motives  Search this
Physical description:
176 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), facsimiles ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Video installations (Art)
Essays
Illustrated works
Place:
United States
Date:
2019
20th century
21st century
Topic:
New media art  Search this
Video art  Search this
Video installations (Art)  Search this
Emotions in art  Search this
Male artists  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1110791

Bill Viola / curated by David A. Ross and Peter Sellars ; with contributions by Lewis Hyde [and others]

Author:
Ross, David A  Search this
Sellars, Peter  Search this
Hyde, Lewis 1945-  Search this
Subject:
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Viola, Bill 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
204 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Interviews
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
1997
©1997
Topic:
Video art  Search this
Artists  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.V788 W4 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_527218

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