Critical Writing Index

Bill Viola: Going Forth by Day: Moving Pictures

by John G Hanhardt and Maria-Christina Villasenor

A Guide to the Guggenheim Museum, 2002

New York: Guggenheim, 2002

A short description of Viola's career to date. Discribes his new commission for the Guggenheim; Going Forth by Day is a five channel projection which references themes of life, death and rebirth. Compares Viola's installation to the Fresco paintings of the Renaissance, Giotto in particular. Viola himself provides a description of all five, thirty-five minute videos.

ITEM 2002.133 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Going Forth by DayBill Viola