Thursday, December 10, 2015

Bill Viola's "Inverted Birth" now open at James Cohan Gallery in NYC

ART AGENDA
Bill Viola: Inverted Birth. Courtesy of the Village Voice
NEW YORK---James Cohan is pleased to present Inverted Birth, the gallery's seventh solo exhibition by internationally acclaimed video artist Bill Viola, on view from December 10 through January 30. Featured are six major works created between 2012 and 2014: Ancestors (2012), Inverted Birth (2014), and four pieces from the Martyrs series—Earth Martyr, Air Martyr, Fire Martyr, and Water Martyr (all 2014). Viola has remarked, "Birth is not a beginning, death is not an end." James Cohan Gallery, 533 West 26th St, New York, NY; (212) 714 9500; jamescohan.com [link]
Bill Viola, Inverted Birth, 2014. Color high-definition video projection on screen, 500 x 281.9 x 7.6 cm, 8:22 minutes.