March 1–5, 2017

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

Photos courtesy of David Willems



Your Body Is a Battleground curator Wendy Vogel, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, and VOLTA Artistic Director and co-founder Amanda Coulson pose in front of match-burn compositions by Melissa Vandenberg (presented by beta pictoris gallery / Maus Contemporary, Birmingham)
VOLTA co-founder Uli Voges and Artistic Director Amanda Coulson cut a Luckybird Bakery cake in celebration of the New York fair’s ten years of solo focus
Thomas Fuchs (right, of his namesake Stuttgart gallery) discusses Rudy Cremonini’s works with collectors
Kimberlyn McKoy of ARTLabAfrica (Nairobi) presents works by Beatrice Wanjiku to guests Rachel Johnson and Dustin Incle
LUMP (Raleigh) founder Bill Thelen, exhibiting artist George Jenne, director Kelly McChesney, and colleague Brandon Cordrey
The artist Alex Gardner (presented by New Image Art, Los Angeles)
Michael Janssen (center, owner of his namesake Berlin gallery) and friends, in front of his presentation of Ouattara Watts
Your Body Is a Battleground, from left: Nona Faustine (presented by Baxter St CCNY, New York); dealer Arturo Palacios of Art Palace (Houston) presenting works by Deborah Roberts; artist Sable Elyse Smith (far right, showing with MoCADA, Brooklyn) discussing her works; and foreground the artist Joiri Minaya (showing with Casa Quien, Santo Domingo) and friend
Szilard Gaspar performs Full Contact Matter for the preview crowd (exhibited by Zorzini Gallery, Bucharest)
Alex Starr and Alyss Vavicka (of GE Galería, San Pedro Garza Garcia) with optical works by Generoso Villarreal. The artist himself, discussing his works, is just out of frame
Bahamian artist Jeffrey Meris in conversation with VOLTA co-founders Uli Voges and Amanda Coulson
The artist Scarlett Rouge (left, presented by Galerie Youn, Montréal) discusses her works with guests
Your Body Is a Battleground exhibiting artist Zachary Fabri (center, presented by ROCKELMANN &, Berlin and Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, Newark) in conversation with studio manager Bella Hall, while Aljira’s Lumane Luma (foreground left) assists a guest
Visitors immerse in Polly Gould’s artworks (presented by Danielle Arnaud, London)
Y Gallery (New York) and Galería Isabel Aninat co-present Surveillance, a booth installation by artist Manuela Viera-Gallo
VOLTA’s Brian Fee and Project ArtBeat co-founder Salome Vakhania share a moment
dc3 Art Projects (Edmonton), presenting Storytime by Tammy Salzl
foreground: Ethan Cohen (owner of his namesake New York) with colleague and his Gonçalo Mabunda decommissioned artillery “throne”; in background: gallery manager Vlad Sludskiy presents works by Armand Boua to collectors
Zhang Yanzi (presented by Galerie Ora-Ora, Hong Kong)
VOLTA NY’s bespoke VIP bags in blue jean and black denim, courtesy Raleigh Denim Workshop
Irina Protopopescu (director of Slag Gallery, Brooklyn) and collectors converse in front of a painting by Tirtzah Bassel
Asha Bukojemsky of Samuel Freeman (Los Angeles) and Knight Landesman (Artforum publisher) discuss Danny Jauregui’s body of work
Maria Luiza Serafim (seated, of Gabinete de Arte k2o,Brasilía) corresponds with recent contacts as guests interact with artist GALENO’s contemporary neo-Constructivist works
Shimite Obialo (founder of ANOKO) introduces Sunday’s Art + Music program, featuring guitarist Bhrigu Sahni and saxophonist Josh Plotner on the VIP Lounge stage, surrounded by Tim Okamura’s Begin Transmission artworks
The Wintercheck Factory Lounge, unveiling duo Kristen Wenrcek and Andrew Zebulon Williams’ new Collection 700: RECEPTION
Simone Small of Bool-e-an (Brooklyn/Detroit) presents works by Robert Otto Epstein
The artist Batia Shani (center left foreground) and dealer Tamar Dresdner (center left background, of her namesake Tel Aviv gallery) receive guests
Two guests take in Ryan Hewtt’s warped political portraiture (presented by Barnard Gallery, Cape Town)
The artist Rachel Rampleman (seated) and dealer Crystal Curtis (right, of X Contemporary, New York) discuss her latest video series with a guest
Lester Rodriguez, presented by RoFa Projects (Potomac)
The VOLTA Salon with artnet: “Shoot to Thrill: Picturing Identity in New York, 1977 – Now” featuring, from left: co-moderators Adrian Loving and Vikki Tovak, plus Krista Schlueter, Bill Bernstein, Janette Beckman, Joe Conzo, and Adrian “DJ Stretch Armstrong” Bartos
An embrace in front of Tamara Kvesitadze’s Man and Woman kinetic sculpture, presented by Galerie Kornfeld (Berlin)
Hélène Lacharmoise (left, director of Galerie Dix9, Paris) her exhibiting artist Nemanja Nikolic (right) and guests
The artist Naomi Okubo (presented by GALLERY MoMo, Tokyo)
Jeremiah Ojo (ANOKO) and Eric Thomas (saxophonist and principal in band) pose in front of a site-specific project by Carlos Jiménez Cahua (presented by Samsøñ, Boston)
The VOLTA NY VIP lounge, under artistic direction by Julia Haney Montanez, with furniture by Article and Patrick Weder and floral arrangements by Rosehip Social. At left: Carlos Jiménez Cahua (presented by Samsøñ, Boston)
Jazz saxophonist Eric Thomas and band
The artist Andy Dixon (showing with Beers, London) and partner Liz Kim