• Budhaditya Chattopadhyay’s Object Disorientation

      Sunday, 22 June 2014 09:00

      My interest in sound art curating began when I started to question the practice of exhibiting sound in a gallery or public space. Can “sound” be “exhibited” at all? Isn’t that a basic fallacy, given the nature of sound? In addressing these fundamental questions from a conceptual angle, I tried to comprehend sound’s specific problem […]

    • One Burning Question with Esther Ruiz

      Friday, 20 June 2014 09:00

      Esther Ruiz’s dynamic sculpture combines diverse materials such as concrete, plexiglas, natural stone, and neon, fusing the natural with the manufactured. Bright colors contrast with more subdued hues of nature, creating an ethereal effect. Her work plays with ideas of the future, tying technology to the environment in innovative ways.

    • The Axiomatic Figure and the Subjective Self

      Thursday, 19 June 2014 09:00

      Adrian Ghenie’s exhibition “Golems,” at the Pace Gallery, London, is a collection of the Romanian painter’s new figurative works. These are paintings in oil on traditional linen; in fact there are many elements to the artist’s works that reference the history of European painting, yet with the contemporary addition of juxtaposing Ghenie’s paintings with installation. […]

    • Volta10: Todd Pavlisko

      Wednesday, 18 June 2014 09:00

      For Todd Pavlisko’s solo exhibition at the Cincinnati Art Museum titled “Crown,” the artist was granted permission from the City Council of Cincinnati and the museum to create a work within the museum with a sniper firing into a site specific sculpture. His work has been included in exhibition at the Bass Museum (forthcoming), Samsøñ, […]

    • Beautiful Art Inspired by The Beautiful Game

      Wednesday, 18 June 2014 08:55

      Even though it’s happening in Brazil, you’d have to have been walking around with your eyes closed and your ears plugged not to know that the World Cup is just getting started right about now. Futbol, or “Soccer” as we call it here in the states, is the world’s most popular game. In culturally diverse […]

    • Volta10: Patrick Jacobs

      Tuesday, 17 June 2014 10:00

      Patrick Jacobs intentionally blurs boundaries between the traditional artistic media of painting, sculpture, and photography in his works. At the same time, they present the viewer with a spatial and perceptual conundrum; we are drawn into a space at once determinate and infinite, natural and contrived, prosaic and otherworldly. VOLTA10 June 16–21, 2014 Viaduktstrasse 10 […]

    • The Shaped Canvas, Revisited

      Tuesday, 17 June 2014 09:00

      “The Shaped Canvas, Revisited,” currently on view at the Luxembourg & Dayan Gallery on 77th street, just off Madison Avenue, takes “The Shaped Canvas,” curated by Lawrence Alloway at the Guggenheim Museum in 1964 as a point of departure and augments it with new work by younger artists. The curators cite as precedents exhibitions of […]

    • Volta10 Preview: Anthony Goicolea

      Monday, 16 June 2014 10:00

      Anthony Goicolea continues to push his fantastic photographic tableaux, maneuvering from the wildly complex multiple self-portraits that he perfected in the previous decade to conceptual territories of displacement and alienation in unpopulated hybrid landscapes. VOLTA10 June 16–21, 2014 Viaduktstrasse 10 Basel Switzerland voltashow.com Guest of Honor Preview Monday, June 16, 10 am – 12 pm […]

    • Volta10 Preview: Peter Funch

      Sunday, 15 June 2014 09:00

      Peter Funch has established himself as a very respected contemporary art photographer. He just had his second solo exhibition at V1 Gallery in Copenhagen, and simultaneously his work is to be experienced as part of the Danish Pavilion at the World EXPO in Shanghai. VOLTA10 June 16–21, 2014 Viaduktstrasse 10 Basel Switzerland voltashow.com Guest of […]

    • From Primitivism to Propaganda

      Sunday, 15 June 2014 08:00

      A museum quality exhibition of 35 Russian Constructivist and early modernist works on paper by 16 artists are on view in the main salon of the National Arts Club on Gramercy Park South. Curated from the collection of Marina and Nikolay Shchukin by Matthew Drutt, the show is on view through June 14th, and it is […]