Dennis Dawson at VOLTA13
Dennis Dawson (represented by frosch&portmann, New York) reuses and rearranges media unearthed from consumer catalogues and other magazines, particularly loose pages that bear some prior purpose. By using material already existing materials, Dawson contributes to a dialogue of shared experience and interconnection.
“I, Cyborg” Curated by William Corwin
“I, Cyborg,” on view at Gazelli Art House in London from October 6 through November 12, is an iteration of the exhibit “Cyborg” at Zurcher Gallery in New York, which was on display in December of 2015. “I, Cyborg” is an investigation into the confluence between cutting-edge philosophical, sociological and scientific interpretations of what it […]
Lado Pochkhua at VOLTA12
Lado Pochkhua (presented by Project ArtBeat, Tbilisi) takes on post-Soviet identity in his draftsman-quality renderings of Georgian aristocracy, a decidedly “old-school” approach that highlights both technique and time period.
Becca Lowry at VOLTA NY
As magnifcent mixed-media paintings emulate shields, force felds, talismans, each imbued with layered connotations. In the artist’s words: “These shields tend not to be combative — the pointy edges are more like the decorative fringe of a rug than they are the point of a spear. I think, instead, they’re meant to hold a person […]
Greg Haberny at VOLTA11
Greg Haberny represented by Ethan Cohen New York envelopes visitors within a Pop-skewering and — in the artist’s own words — “completely loose and out of control” — installation at VOLTA11. His filmmaking background and grasp of cultural iconography inspires his dynamic treatises on “our contemporary wasteland.” Haberny was subject of the solo exhibition Hyper! at […]
Lavar Munroe at VOLTA NY
Lavar Munroe’s phantasmagorical mixed-media canvases channel the exotic ‘other’, in the U.S.-based Bahamian artist’s ongoing discourse on the 19th century ‘human zoo’ and contemporary cultural politics. Munroe’s current activities include Double Play, a dual-artist exhibition at The National Art Gallery of the Bahamas (Nassau) and solo Where Heroes Lay at Art League of Houston (Houston […]