• Picture This: VOLTA NY Electrifies SOHO

    (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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