Bill Viola. Going Forth by Day

Widely recognized as the leading video artist of our time, Bill Viola employs sophisticated state-of-the-art technologies to create installations that envelop the viewer in image and sound. In his newest and most evocative work – on display at the Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin and in this accompanying catalogue – an ordered sequence of allegorical fresco-like images immerse the viewer in a total aesthetic, sensory, and philosophical experience. Including an interview with the artist – who represented the United States at the 1995 Venice Biennale and whose career was the subject of a major 1997 travelling exhibition organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art – this is a mesmerizing volume.

pp. 128; COL; hardcover with dust jacket. Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, New York, 2003.

ISBN: 9780810969377| 0810969378

ID: AM-7893

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Widely recognized as the leading video artist of our time, Bill Viola employs sophisticated state-of-the-art technologies to create installations that envelop the viewer in image and sound. In his newest and most evocative work – on display at the Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin and in this accompanying catalogue – an ordered sequence of allegorical fresco-like images immerse the viewer in a total aesthetic, sensory, and philosophical experience. Including an interview with the artist – who represented the United States at the 1995 Venice Biennale and whose career was the subject of a major 1997 travelling exhibition organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art – this is a mesmerizing volume.

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