The VOLTA Art Fair is set to take place in New York from May 17th to May 21st. The fair is a celebration of contemporary art and will bring together over 70 international galleries. This year, VOLTA will showcase a diverse range of artists, from well-known names to emerging talents.
A Global Platform for Emerging Artists
VOLTA Art Fair is a unique platform for emerging artists to gain exposure and showcase their work. The fair features solo exhibitions by 14 galleries and offers a space for both burgeoning and established collectors to discover the art of now, to grow their collection, and ultimately to connect with and support new talent. With its commitment to creating an environment of discovery for art collectors, VOLTA serves as the platform for ambitious international galleries to enter the global art markets of New York and Basel.
A Multidisciplinary Exhibition
The exhibition promises to be a diverse and exciting celebration of contemporary art. One of the featured artists is Kazakh artist Almagul Menlibayeva, who will be presenting her unique multimedia works that explore the cultural and social identity of the Kazakh people. Another artist to look out for is Jody Rasch, whose collages explore radio astronomy, a sub-genre of astronomy specializing in celestial objects at radio frequencies. Natalie Collette Wood’s elusive assemblages and layered paintings of fantastical forms are also sure to be a highlight.
Collaboration with Non-Profit Partner Fashion Fights Cancer
VOLTA New York will collaborate with non-profit partner Fashion Fights Cancer to host an art auction and fashion fundraising event on Thursday, May 18, from 6 to 9 PM. This event will be co-hosted by New York Fashion Weeks Fern Mallis and Gary Wassner, CEO of Hilldun Corporation. The collaboration highlights the healing power of creativity and promises to be a unique and memorable experience for attendees.
An Inflection Point for the Art World
VOLTA is a fair that is committed to providing a space for emerging talent to be discovered. Its focus on creating an environment of discovery for art collectors has allowed for ambitious international galleries to enter the global art markets of New York and Basel. With over 70 international galleries showcasing their artists, VOLTA promises to be a celebration of contemporary art and an inflection point for the art world.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Who is Jnis Avoti?Jnis Avoti is a Latvian contemporary artist known for his “readymade” practice of collaging everyday objects and artifacts. He has received prestigious awards in Venice and Cannes for his film projects and has been featured in exhibitions around the world.
Who is Gianluca Marziani?Gianluca Marziani is an Italian art curator and critic who has worked on several major art events and exhibitions, including the 2011 Venice Biennale. He is also the author of a biography of the anonymous street artist Banksy.
What is radio astronomy?Radio astronomy is a sub-genre of astronomy that studies celestial objects and phenomena at radio frequencies. This includes analyzing the signals emitted by stars, planets, and other celestial bodies to learn more about their composition and behavior.
What is Fashion Fights Cancer?Fashion Fights Cancer is a non-profit organization that uses fashion as a means of raising awareness and funds for cancer research and support programs. They collaborate with fashion industry professionals and artists to host events and auctions, with proceeds going towards cancer-related causes.