American artist Bill Viola (born 1951) is recognised internationally as a pioneer of video art, and today remains one of its leading practitioners. His work explores universal human experiences – birth, death and the unfolding of consciousness – and is shown in museums and galleries worldwide.

This exhibition presents three intimate and moving works from his well-known series the Passions.

ARTIST ROOMS is a national programme and collection managed by Tate and National Galleries of Scotland with the support of Art Fund, Henry Moore Foundation and using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England and Creative Scotland.

Learn more about Bill Viola: The official BILL VIOLA website

Find out more about the making of the Passions: Bill Viola at Work: Making The Passions Videos – YouTube

Image: Bill Viola, Four Hands (detail), 2001. ARTIST ROOMS Tate and National Galleries of Scotland © Bill Viola Studio. Photo: Kira Perov © Bill Viola Studio

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  • 27 January 2024 – 2 June 2024 




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