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Bill Viola: The Passions

 

Bill Viola: The Passions
At the Getty, January 24-April 27, 2003

List of Works in the Exhibition

  1. The Quintet of the Astonished, 2000
    Color video rear projection on screen mounted on wall in dark room
    Projected image size: 4' 6" (h) x 8' (w); room dimensions variable
    Running time: 15:00 minutes
  2. Dolorosa, 2000
    Color video diptych on two freestanding hinged LCD flat panels
    16" (h) x 24 1/2" (w) x 5 3/4" (d)
    Running time: 11:00 minutes
  3. The Locked Garden, 2000
    Color video diptych on two freestanding hinged LCD flat panels
    16" (h) x 25 3/4" (w) x 5 1/2" (d)
    Running time: 12:00 minutes
  4. Man of Sorrows, 2001
    Color video on freestanding LCD flat panel
    19 3/8 (h)" x 15" (w) x 6" (d)
    Running time: 16:00 minutes
  5. Anima, 2000
    Color video triptych on three LCD flat panels mounted on wall
    16 1/4" (h) x 75" (w) x 2" (d) overall
    Running time: 82:00 minutes
  6. Six Heads, 2000
    Color video on plasma display mounted on wall
    40 3/16" (h) x 24" (w) x 3 1/2" (d)
    Running time: 20:00 minutes
  7. Silent Mountain, 2001
    Color video diptych on two plasma displays mounted side-by-side on wall
    40 3/16" (h) x 48" (w) x 3 1/2" (d)
    Running time: 8:18 minutes
  8. Four Hands, 2001
    Black-and-white video polyptych on four LCD flat panels mounted on shelf
    9" (h) x 51" (w) x 8" (d)
    Running time: 23:00 minutes
  9. Catherine's Room, 2001
    Color video polyptych on five LCD flat panels mounted on wall
    15" (h) x 97" (w) x 2 1/4" (d)
    Running time: 18:00 minutes
  10. Surrender, 2001
    Color video diptych on two plasma displays mounted vertically on wall
    80 3/8" (h) x 24" (w) x 3 1/2" (d)
    Running time: 18:00 minutes
    Private collection, New York
  11. Emergence, 2002
    Color High-Definition video rear projection on screen mounted on wall in dark room
    Projected image size: 6' 6" (h) x 6' 6" (w); room dimensions variable
    Running time: 11:49 minutes
    Commissioned by the J. Paul Getty Museum and the Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA
  12. Observance, 2002
    Color High-Definition video on plasma display mounted on wall
    47 1/2" (h) x 28 1/2" (w) x 4" (d)
    Running time: 10:15 minutes
  13. Five Angels for the Millennium, 2001
    1. Departing Angel
    2. Birth Angel
    3. Fire Angel
    4. Ascending Angel
    5. Creation Angel
    Five channels of color video projection on walls in large, dark room; stereo sound for each projection
    Projected image size: 7' 10 1/2" (h) x 10' 6" (w) each; room dimensions variable

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  • Please note: All works repeat on a loop.
  • All works lent by the artist unless otherwise noted.