Critical Writing Index

Bill Viola's Video Arcade

by Andrew Solomon

The New York Times Magazine, Feb. 8, 1998, pp. 35-37

This article recounts the works by Bill Viola to be displayed in the Whitney retrospective. It explicates the physical work as well as the emotional distress wrought by (simultaneously) viewing and listening to them.

ITEM 1998.038 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

He Weeps For YouBill Viola

Reasons For KnockingBill Viola

Room For St. John of the CrossBill Viola

Nantes TriptychBill Viola

The GreetingBill Viola

Bill Viola

The Crossing