• 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 […]

    Installation Magazine 0 Comments February 28, 2017
  • Brittany Nelson at VOLTA NY

    “An investigation and a general misuse of photographic chemistry and 19th Century photographic techniques”… Brittany Nelson’s bio provides a clue to her process. The young Richmond-based artist’s medium of choice is the tintype, a unique direct-positive exposure revived by hipsters for portrait photography, though Nelson fexes this collodian process with panache and confdence into the […]

    Installation Magazine 0 Comments February 18, 2016
  • Justine Frischmann at VOLTA NY

    Based now in the Bay Area, Justine Frischmann (yes, former lead vocalist of seminal Britpop outft Elastica!) imbues her abstract works with a beguiling and immersive ambience, from the balance of surface media to the foating back-framed aluminum panels bearing these compositions. Presented at VOLTA NY by George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco.      

    Installation Magazine 0 Comments February 18, 2016
  • Special Projects Curation at the StARTup Art Fair

    When the word “California” rolls off the tongue it has a transformative power- infusing the body with the sensation of basking in golden sunshine while rushing down Pacific Coast Highway at top speed in a convertible.  Or perhaps it’s the sensation of millions of grains of sand creeping in between one’s toes while ruminating over […]

    A. Moret 0 Comments January 31, 2016
  • Colores De Peru

    In August 2015, Los Angeles based artist and surfer Jared Aufrichtig returned to the rural fishing village of Lobitos in Northern Peru.  It was his second consecutive year visiting Lobitos after visiting the village for six weeks in May 2014.   In partnership with the philanthropic group WAVES for Development, Jared enriched the lives of local children […]

    Jared Aufrichtig 0 Comments January 6, 2016
  • The Copenhagen Interpretation

    In the vibrant, emergent neighborhood of Manhattan’s Lower East Side, some of the most exciting contemporary art is evolving and being seen.  It’s no surprise, then, that a new kind of gallery would spring up, playing to more alternative and intimate tastes than those of the “white cube” variety housed in Chelsea or the Upper […]

    Shana Beth Mason 0 Comments June 12, 2015