(L-R) Alex Slonevsky (Director @ Rooster Galley), Bala_zs Kicsiny (artist) and Andre_ Escarameia (Curator @ Rooster Gallery)

(L-R) Alex Slonevsky (Director @ Rooster Galley), Balazs Kicsiny (artist) and Andre Escarameia (Curator @ Rooster Gallery)

(L-R) Deanne Shahoua, Artist Greg Haberny and Michael Lyons Wier at Volta NY

(L-R) Deanne Shahoua, Artist Greg Haberny and Michael Lyons Wier at Volta NY

(L-R) Eva Lake (artist) & Eva Frosch of frosch & portmann Gallery

(L-R) Eva Lake (artist) & Eva Frosch of frosch & portmann Gallery

C24 Gallery at VOLTA NY

C24 Gallery at VOLTA NY

Volta NY 2013 at their new venue in 82 Mercer

Volta NY 2013 at their new venue in 82 Mercer

Moving to their new locale at 82 Mercer, VOLTA NY charged up the cobblestone streets of SOHO with its single project per gallery fair. Despite the heavy rain and slush, AF came last Thursday night (3/7) to see what art gems could warm up our fancy. As always VOLTA NY didn’t fail to deliver the more curated and focused set up. Housed in their new digs with its warmer toned interiors and intimate feel, each participating gallery sought to bring the crème de la crème of contemporary art from their stable of artists. It must be difficult to choose one to showcase at the fair but every booth was a confident contender for our attention. Jamie Martinez snapped away as we explored the fair then met some familiar faces and encountered new ones as well. This year, VOLTA NY jolted new energy and vitality to the SOHO neighborhood.

 

VOLTA NY, 82 Mercer. New York, NY 10013.

Fair was held: March 7 – 10, 2013

ny.voltashow.com

 

text by: Oscar A. Laluyan

event photography by: Jamie Martinez & Max Noy

Walter de Weerdt from Nomad Gallery (Brussels)

Walter de Weerdt from Nomad Gallery (Brussels)

Sharp Looking Art at VOLTA NY

Sharp Looking Art at VOLTA NY

PDX Gallery from Portland,OR - Jane Beebe (R) representing work from D E May

PDX Gallery from Portland,OR – Jane Beebe (R) representing work from D E May

Gallery Poulsen (Copenhagen) installation by Jade Townsend from Brooklyn

Gallery Poulsen (Copenhagen) installation by Jade Townsend from Brooklyn

Fabulous at VOLTA NY

Fabulous at VOLTA NY

 

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