Bill Viola  

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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Bill Viola (born America, 1951) is a contemporary video artist. With a career spanning 35 years his significant contribution to the genre of video art is today widely acknowledged on the international stage. In 1995, Viola represented the United States at the 46th Venice Biennale, for which he produced a series of works called Buried Secrets, including one of his best known works The Greeting, a contemporary interpretation of Pontormo's The Visitation[1].

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