Jane Benson at VOLTA13
Wielding an interdisciplinary and research-based approach, Jane Benson (presented by LMAKgallery, New York) develops multilayered narratives that deftly transform and relate back to their experimental source material. Her recent series Song for Sebald collaged author W.G. Sebald’s novel The Rings of Saturn to create, as noted in a review by ARTnews, “music between the words.” […]
Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery present the works of Allan McCollum, Andrew Ross, Carin Riley, David Goodman, Felipe Cortez, Frauke Schlitz, Kara Rooney, Lan Tuazon, Lauren Clay, Paul Anthony Smith and Willaim Corwin in the group exhibition “Politicizing Space” in their primary fine art gallery at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. On view from February […]
Curator Wendy Vogel at VOLTA NY
Wendy Vogel organizes YOUR BODY IS A BATTLEGROUND, the second iteration of VOLTA NY’s critically acclaimed Curated Section, across a 2,600-square-foot space at the heart of the fair. This thematic exhibition brings together eight artists who foreground the precariousness of the body and identity in a time of political turmoil. The show’s title is inspired […]
Kathleen Vance at VOLTA NY 17
Kathleen Vance unveils her site-specific project Traveling Landscape: Precious Cargo, presented by ROCKELMANN &. By modifying reclaimed vintage luggage with artificial and real flora (moss, dirt, water) in miniature dioramas within, the Brooklyn-based artist considers a multitude of salient topics, from pristine green spaces to land proprietorship and water rights (Berlin, booth D5).
Langdon Graves at VOLTA NY 17
Langdon Graves (presented by VICTORI + MO), continues her exploration of Einstein’s reaction to the quantum entanglement paradox, “Spooky action at a distance”, Graves takes her grandmother’s first-hand accounted ghost stories as the jump-off to her spare compositions of familial comfort and spiritualist unease (Brooklyn, booth C16).
Tirtzah Bassel at VOLTA NY 2017
Primarily based on drawings done directly from observation, Tirtzah Bassel’s luminous paintings capture figures either at ease in their anonymity or discomfited within the uncannily familiar spaces they interact within, presented here by Slag Gallery (Brooklyn, booth C22)