VOLTA NY 2018

March 7–10, 2018

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

Photos courtesy of David Willems

 

 

Racquel Chevremont and Mickalene Thomas, curators of The Aesthetics of Matter for VOLTA NY 2018
Amanda Coulson, VOLTA Artistic Director, interacts with Keb Cerda’s (right) animated paintings, powered by the artist’s custom augmented reality app, Omniscope. Presented by Nunu Fine Art, Taipei
the artist Hedwig Brouckaert, presented by Galerie Jan Dhaese (Ghent)
the Chromogenic Curmudgeons (aka Evergon and Jean-Jacques Ringuette), presented by dc3 Art Projects, Edmonton
Dawna Holloway (partner and co-owner, studio e, Seattle) with artist Damien Hoar de Galvan (left) and the artist’s works (right). In background: works by Warren Dykeman
Soda Gallery (Bratislava) owner Tomas Umrian and artist Lucia Tallová
two VOLTA guests interact with Rafael Vargas Bernard’s audio-visual mixed media work, which references and includes detritus from Hurricane Maria. Presented by REM Project (San Juan)
the artist Troy Simmons, presenting with JanKossen Contemporary (New York)
Karen Jenkins-Johnson (owner, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco/Brooklyn) and artist Devin N. Morris
artist Kennedy Yanko, gallerist Karen Jenkins-Johnson (owner, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco), artist Devin N. Morris, and Tess Sol Schwab (director, Jenkins Johnson Projects, Brooklyn)
the artist Kennedy Yanko, presenting with Jenkins Johnson Projects (Brooklyn)
the artist Troy Michie, presenting with Company Gallery (New York)
Jae Joseph (Mickalene Thomas’ studio manager) and the artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed, presenting with Project For Empty Space (Newark)
Monique Rodrigues, aka Moniki, one of the official DJs of VOLTA NY’s afterparty at Esther & Carol Lounge, strikes a pose within fellow Brazilian artist Alan Fontes’ site-specific and immersive installation (presented by Emmathomas, Sao Paulo)
Fumiyuki Shimokado (director, Cohju Contemporary Art, Kyoto) and artist Sayaka Miyata
a new body of work by Parra debuts at VOLTA NY 2018, presented by Joshua Liner Gallery, New York
Selection committee for the inaugural Baha Mar Art Prize, presented by the Current (Nassau, New Providence) and the winning artist, from left: Saul Ostrow (independent curator, New York); Amanda Coulson (VOLTA Artistic Director); Kim Schoenstadt (artist, showing with Chimento Contemporary, Los Angeles); John Cox (Creative Arts Director, Baha Mar); and Ulrich Voges (VOLTA co-founder).
the artist Kim Schoenstadt, presenting with Chimento Contemporary (Los Angeles)
Renata Bianconi (right, director of Galleria Bianconi, Milan) introduces Cheryl Pope’s recent body of work to a VOLTA guest
works by Brian Robertson (presented by CES, Los Angeles)
immersing in works by Donald Martiny (presenting with Sponder Gallery, Boca Raton)
the artist Tessa Perutz, presenting with Pablo’s Birthday (New York)
the preview crowd at VOLTA NY 2018. Foreground left: works by Christie Neptune (presented by Rubber Factor, New York); background center: an installation by Kameelah Janan Rasheed (presented by Project For Empty Space, Newark).
Takako Richard (left) and Jean-Luc Richard (right, co-owners of Galerie Richard, Paris/New York) discuss Jeremy Thomas’ sculptures with collectors. In background: Laurence Owen, presented by Frestonian Gallery (London)
a visitor immerses in Felix R. Cid’s digitally collaged protest scene (presented by Garis & Hahn, Los Angeles)
a VOLTA visitor documents a work by computer art pioneer Véra Molnar (presented by Oniris, Rennes)
the inaugural VOLTA Cares tote bag, designed by Onyedika Chuke and produced by Kayrock Screenprinting, benefiting Foster Pride
Gallerist Thomas Fuchs (left, of his namesake Stuttgart gallery) and Andreas Pucher (center) receive collectors around recent works by Ruprecht von Kaufmann
VOLTA guests and gallerists navigate Bruno Miguel’s site-specific installation, Essas Pessoas Na Sala de Jantar (These People in the Dining Room), at Sapar Contemporary (New York). The artist is present at right.
Kameelah Janan Rasheed (presenting with Project For Empty Space, Newark) discusses her practice with VOLTA guests, including (center in profile) Thelma Golden, director and chief curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem
Pierre-François Ouellette (owner of his namesake Montréal gallery) presents Meryl McMaster’s photography series to members of the Association of Women Art Dealers.
Harold Ortiz (Timebag, Medellín)
Christopher Leacock, aka Jillionaire (of Major Lazer, second from left) and friends strike a pose within Simon Schubert’s tonal works (presented by Foley Gallery, New York)
Kat Griefen (left, co-owner of Accola Griefen Fine Art, Brooklyn) and artist Judy Pfaff in dialogue, with members of the Association of Women Art Dealers in attendance
Jean-Pierre Roy (presenting with Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen) strikes a pose between two recent paintings exploring proprioception, including the showstopper Landscape with Divergent Perceptual Reference Frames (right, purchased by Leonardo DiCaprio)
Brian Fee, VOLTA Communication Manager and Gallery Liaison, discusses collage with members of Cue Teen Collective, surrounded by works by Kameelah Janan Rasheed (presented by Project For Empty Space, Newark) and Tomashi Jackson (presented by Tilton Gallery, New York)
Eva Chimento (owner, Chimento Contemporary, Los Angeles) and artist Kim Schoenstadt, winner of the inaugural Baha Mar Art Prize, presented by The Current
members of the Association of Women Art Dealers pose with the debut VOLTA Cares tote bag (designed for VOLTA NY 2018 by Onyedika Chuke and produced by Kayrock Screenprinting), with VOLTA Producer/Relationship Manager, David Goodman (far left) and Kopeikin Gallery (Los Angeles) owner Paul Kopeikin (right, presenting works by Katrin Korfmann)
Selection committee for the inaugural Baha Mar Art Prize, presented by the Current (Nassau, New Providence) and the winning artist, from left: Saul Ostrow (independent curator, New York); Amanda Coulson (VOLTA Artistic Director); Kim Schoenstadt (artist, showing with Chimento Contemporary, Los Angeles); John Cox (Creative Arts Director, Baha Mar); and Ulrich Voges (VOLTA co-founder).
the artist Judy Pfaff (left, presenting with Accola Griefen Fine Art, Brooklyn) discusses her practice and body of work on view at VOLTA NY 2018 with members of the Association of Women Art Dealers
Elizabeth Lamb (left, director of Company Gallery, New York) engages with A C Hudgins, New York-based collector and MoMA trustee, as artist Troy Michie and curator Mickalene Thomas look on
at center: Julia Haney Montanez (Producer, MADE + The Shops, Architecural Digest Design Show) and Brian Fee (Communication Manager and Gallery Liaison, VOLTA) engage a VIP tour on #artXdesign in front of a project by New York curators Re-Sited
Lyla Park (left, director of Bien Gallery, Seoul) and a VOLTA guest engage with ceramic works by Myung Nam An