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I Do Not Know What It Is I Am Like: The Art of Bill Viola

Barnes Foundation / Philadelphia / Art

Video artist Bill Viola is known for his astonishing imagery, but as he has said, “Sound is the single entity that, like the angels in the ancient world … can cross between the physical world and the non-physical world. Sound is the element that goes between them.” In its first exhibition devoted to video art, the Barnes places a selection of Viola’s audiovisual masterpieces among the museum’s permanent collection. —J.V.

Travels to: Borusan Contemporary Gallery, Istanbul (September, 2019 – September, 2020).

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