VOLTA NY 2016

March 2–6, 2016

PIER 90, West 50th Street at 12th Avenue, New York, NY 10036, USA

Photos courtesy of David Willems

 

 

VOLTA Artistic Director Amanda Coulson, Something I Can Feel curator Derrick Adams, and Fountainhead Residency founder Kathryn Mikesell
Lavinia Calza (left, director of ARTLabAfrica, Nairobi) presents works by Paul Onditi to a collector while artist Brandon Coley Cox (exhibiting in the Curated Section, presented by Rush Art Gallery, New York) looks on
Thomas Fuchs (near right) and Andreas Pucher (right, both of Galerie Thomas Fuchs, Stuttgart) present photorealistic seascape paintings by Jochen Hein to a pair of collectors
The VOLTA Salon with artnet panel discussion CONFRONTING THE POLITICAL, moderated by Brian Boucher of artnet News and featuring, from left, artists Hank Willis Thomas, Dread Scott (speaking), Kameelah Janan Rasheed, and Molly Crabapple. The Mezzanine Lounge design is a collaboration between local emerging designers Fort Makers, Rosie Li Studio, and VOLK
A young art-lover (in background, works by Balint Zsako, presented by The Proposition, New York, for Something I Can Feel)
Kameelah Janan Rasheed's site-specific large-format project HOW TO SUFFER POLITELY (and Other Etiquette), presented by MoCADA (Brooklyn) and installed in the bridgeway windows connecting VOLTA NY with Pier 92: The Armory Show – Modern
Looking out from the Mezzanine Lounge. Left: beta pictoris gallery (Birmingham AL), featuring pictured works by Leslie Smith III; center: Galerie Division (Montréal/Toronto), with works by An Te Liu; right: Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery (London), featuring works by Dawit Abebe
Dominique Toutant (director of Galerie Division's Montréal space), with works by An Te Liu
A study in contrasts: left, Galerie Dukan (Paris/Leipzig) with works by Karine Rougier; right, Hionas Gallery (New York) with works by Joan Waltemath
Wei-Ling Lim (center foreground, owner of Wei-Ling Gallery, Kuala Lumpur) discusses works by Ivan Lam with a collector
Collectors Susan and Michael Hort pose with artist Tom Anholt (showing with Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen)
Paulina Bębecka (center, director of Postmasters Gallery, New York) engages visitors around Hugh Hayden's new Fossil Fashion series
widmertheodoridis (Eschlikon) co-owner Werner Widmer (mid-left) observes as visitors immerse in Nadine Wottke's subversive, figurative ceramics and wallpaper installation
Jason Patrick Voegele (left, co-director of The Lodge Gallery, New York) and a friend strike a properly rock 'n roll pose next to Paul Brainard's counterculture display
Guido Maus (left, owner of beta pictoris gallery, Birmingham AL) holds court with collectors, flanked by new paintings by Leslie Smith III
PIER 90 outside
The artist Anthony Goicolea (left, presenting with galería senda, Barcelona) with CAMH Director Bill Arning
Georgia Sagri of Ed Cross Fine Art (London), presenting works from Mário Macilau's Growing in Darkness series
Left: Danielle Arnaud (London), presenting mixed-media works by Oona Grimes. Right: Morgan Lehman Gallery (New York), presenting tintype photos by Brittany Murphy
Andria Morales (with microphone) and Ala Muerte (guitar) perform with Morales' custom Beatpacks audio devices within the Curated Section during Vernissage
Two VOLTA visitors bask in the neon glow of Mike Simi's eye-catching (and sold-out) sculpture -100 at SEASON (Seattle)
Kristin Hjellegjerde (right, of her namesake London gallery) presents paintings from Dawit Abebe's Background series to a client, while the artist, his photographer, and gallery associate Hedvig Westoel continue work from the desk
Irina Protopopescu and Christine Wu of Slag Gallery (Brooklyn) pause from the action in their split booth of Tim Kent and Adam Brent
Caryl Ivrisse Crochemar (director of 14N61W espace d'art contemporain, Fort-de-France) and exhibiting artist Ronald Cyrille
Shaun Leonardo (in white T-shirt, showing in Something I Can Feel with support by BRIC and Mighty Tanaka, Brooklyn) leads guests in his self-defense workshop and participatory performance I Can't Breathe
Derrick Adams (left) leads a discussion within his curated exhibition Something I Can Feel. Works pictured here by Ibrahim Ahmed (left, presented by Gallery Nosco, London) and Leonardo Benzant (right, presented by Dexter Wimberly Projects, Brooklyn). Some visitors sit on stools custom-made for the curated section, created as a collaboration between Eskayel and Dane Co.
#ArtxDesign tour co-led by VOLTA's Brian Fee and ADShow's Julia Haney Montanez (both left), with guests and Mezzanine Lounge designers Nana Spears and Naomi Clark (of Fort Makers) and Rosie Li (of Rosie Li Studio, right)
GalleryLOG screening room at VOLTA NY (onscreen: Andria Morales Beatpacks for the Curated Section exhibition)
Che-Yu Hsu's major work The Microphone Test (presented by Nunu Fine Art, Taipei) screens on the VOLTA NY Video Wall
Leslie Diuguid (right, of Kayrock Screenprinting, Brooklyn) discusses exhibiting artist Kristen Schiele's works with a client. At the fair, Schiele's artist books AUTOPRIZE and OOOT MMMMM (foreground) were inducted into the Whitney Museum's permanent collection
Karen Wong (left, deputy director, New Museum), JiaJia Fei (director of digital, Jewish Museum), and Holly Block (executive director, The Bronx Museum) engage in "Voices of the Museum" during the VOLTA Salon with artnet