June 13–18, 2016

MARKTHALLE, Viaduktstrasse 10, CH-4051 Basel, Switzerland

Photos courtesy of Nicholas Winter Photography



VOLTA12, JUNE 13 – 18, 2016

VOLTA12 at Markthalle, June 13–18, 2016
VOLTA12 corridor view, clockwise from left: AKINCI (Amsterdam, exhibiting Gluklya); V1 Gallery (Copenhagen, exhibiting The Parlor drawing salon); HilgerBROTKunsthalle (Vienna, exhibiting Assunta Abdel Azim Mohamed); and Patrick Mikhail (Montréal/Ottawa, exhibiting Michael John Vickers and Oliver Pauk)
Josephine Fity (center left, of V1 Gallery, Copenhagen) presents The Parlor drawing salon to collector Susan and Michael Hort
Gallery Kogure (Tokyo/New York), featuring newsprint sculptures by Asuka Sakuma and pointillist portraits by Futaro Mitsuki
Martine Poppe, exhibiting with Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery (London), and a collector immerse within one of her gauzy oil on taffeta landscape paintings that reference the American Southwest. A figurative bronze by gallery artist Richard Stone joins the party
Michiko Kiyosawa (center, of ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka) presents works by Tomoko Takagi to collectors
Miguel Ángel Sánchez (right, director of ADN Galería, Barcelona) and collector Ole Faarup meet around works by Kendall Geers
Géraldine Rusek and Ed Cross (right, of his namesake London gallery) present a solo booth of Eric Pina's mixed media works on paper to collectors
The artist Dustin Yellin (exhibiting with Richard Heller Gallery, Los Angeles) poses next to his ‘Psychogeographies’ collaged painting-sculptures
Adina Zorzini (owner of Zorzini Gallery, Bucharest) presents a solo booth of new works by Cluj artist Ioan Popdan to a collector
Michael Kaufmann (director of HilgerBROTKunsthalle, Vienna) presents works by Assunta Abdel Azim Mohamed to a collector
Raymond Bulman (left, director of The Hole, New York) and collectors within Ry David Bradley’s solo project
Johanna Capillure (left, of Rosa Santos Galería, Valencia) presents recent works by Andrea Canepa to collectors
Julian Martin of Galería Ángeles Baños (Badajoz) discusses Manuel Antonio Domínguez's modified maps (in background) to a collector as second booth artist Ricardo Cases looks on
A VOLTA VIP takes a photo of Akihiro Higuchi's found-object assemblage Hero (MA2Gallery, Tokyo)
Tyler Rollins (left, of his namesake New York gallery) discusses a recent work by Tiffany Chung with collectors
left: Ethan Cohen New York (New York), presenting figurative paintings by Li Daiyun; right: Galerie Heike Strelow (Frankfurt am Main), presenting mixed-media newsprint diptychs by Khaled Barakeh
Collectors gather around Mann mit blauen Kopf, a new sculpture by Stephan Balkenhol inspired by his gallery AKINCI's (Amsterdam) man-vs-nature booth concept
Martin Asbæk (center-right, of his namesake Copenhagen gallery) introduces new works by Markus Oehlen and Kristian Dahlgaard to collectors Carole Server and Michael Hort, while gallery assistant Katrine Arevad prepares correspondences
Tomas Umrian (director of SODA gallery, Bratislava) converses with a collector, surrounded by a multi-generational presentation of Slovak artists: Stano Filko, Lucia Tallová, and Ilona Németh
Guido Maus (left, owner of beta pictoris gallery, Birmingham AL) presents Barbara and Michael Leisgen's essential 1970's Mimesis series to a collector
Sandra Recio (center, of her namesake Geneva gallery) presents Christine Boillat's Silent Circus work and related drawings to clients as Lucie Renevier prepares notes. Right: Kevin Bourgeois' installation At Play in the Fields of the Lord, exhibited with Causey Contemporary (New York)
Martin Kudlek (of his Cologne gallery) presents manipulated found books by Christos Venetis to collectors
Martine Poppe (exhibiting with Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London) and VOLTA's Brian Fee co-lead a tour to Aesop guests during Basel Nacht at Markthalle]
Zavier Ellis (left, director of CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, London) in discussion with a client. In background: ceramic sculpture by Claire Partington and paintings by Florian Heinke, two artists in Ellis' curated booth The New Figurative]
foreground: Karíma al-Mukhtarová's site-specific installation (presented by Jiri Svestka Gallery, Prague/Berlin), adjacent to the fair's Nomad lounge
The iconic VOLTA bag in front of Jan van der Ploeg's site-specific wall painting, shown with taubert contemporary (Berlin)