VOLTA10

June 16–21, 2014

MARKTHALLE, Viaduktstrasse 10, CH-4051 Basel, Switzerland

Photos courtesy of Nicholas Winter Photography

VOLTA10 under Markthalle's soaring cupola dome
Under the Markthalle dome, foreground left: widmerandtheodoridis (Eschlikon); right: Patrick Heide Contemporary Art (London)
The artist Aimé Mpane (near right, in yellow shirt) and NOMAD Gallery (Brussels) director Ashley Peeler (far right) discuss his carved-relief portraits to the VOLTA10 preview crowd
The artist Kristoffer Mykska (right, showing with Galerie Mario Mazzoli, Berlin) presents his kinetic sculptures to a collector
Lars Rahbek, director of LARMgalleri (Copenhagen) presents custom Wunderkammer cabinets by Poul Gernes, filled with small-scale works by gallery artists and others, to a collector
Galerie Kornfeld (Berlin) owner Alfred Kornfeld (right) and director Giovanni Di Sanctis (far left) assemble clients in front of artist Claudia Chaseling's site-specific mural Cloud
Foreground right: Krysta Eder, assistant director at The Hole (New York) discusses Kasper Sonne's artworks to a collector. Sonne's chain-link curtain hangs across the gallery booth
The artist Tomohiro Kato (left, showing with TEZUKAYAMA GALLERY, Osaka) leads two VIPs in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony within his steel tea-room installation TETTEI
Jochel Hempel (of his namesake Berlin gallery) discusses his booth installation, comprised of gallery artists and six masterworks from the Rusche Collection, to collectors
Jerome O'Drisceoll (director of Green on Red, Dublin) talks new works by Gerard Byrne and Bridget Riley to collectors
Ethan Cohen (owner/director of his namesake New York gallery) hangs new Qin Feng ink works as his booth artists continue to sell, while gallery assistant Aude Barras (in black jumpsuit) engages clients
Spencer Brownstone (center, of his namesake New York gallery) discusses Fred Eerdekens' metal and shadow word sculptures to collectors
Marc Straus (left, of his namesake New York gallery) and collectors, foregrounded by new mixed-media assemblages by Jeffrey Gibson
The artist Tomotaka Yasui (left, showing with MA2Gallery, Tokyo) discusses his figurative sculptures to a collector
Robert Walden (co-owner of robert henry contemporary, Brooklyn) presents color-chart works on paper by Richard Garrison to collectors
Guido Maus (director of beta pictoris gallery, Birmingham AL) presents works on paper from the estate of Eugene James Martin to a collector
Ernst Hilger (center, facing camera), owner of HilgerBROTKunsthalle (Vienna), discusses the gallery's booth project on Austrian figurative and abstract painters to a group of VIPs
Foreground: a relief sculpture by Stijn Ank (Michael Janssen, Berlin); background: mixed-media works on paper by Frohawk Two Feathers (Morgan Lehmann Gallery, New York)
Foreground left: Miguel Angel Sánchez (director of adn galería, Barcelona) interacts with a client on Eugenio Merino's political sculptures, while gallery manager Susanna Corchia takes a message; background: mixed-media paintings by Quattara Watts (presented by Ethan Cohen New York)
A VOLTA10 visitors locks eyes with Richard Stipl's self-portrait relief sculpture, which (for the first time) incorporates his new bride into the scene (presented by Galería Enrique Guerrero, Mexico City). background: prints by Mohau Modisakeng (presented by BRUNDYN+, Cape Town)
Sungwon Lee, director of Gallery H.A.N. (Seoul) interacts with a client, in front of new relief sculptures by Kyeongsig Yang
Ashleigh Mclean, director of Whatiftheworld (Cape Town) speaks to a collector in front of Athi-Patra Ruga's mural-sized tapestry The Versatile Queen and Autocrat of all Azania
Hisa Abe (assistant director at Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York) and VOLTA's Brian Fee engage with collectors on Jimmy Ong's watercolors during a private VIP tour
Foreground: GalleryLOG's artist video series for VOLTA10, featuring Todd Pavlisko (Samsøñ, Boston); background: ink on mylar paintings by Farley Aguilar (Spinello Projects, Miami)