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What To See at VOLTA New York 2020 - Jonathan Ferrara Gallery showcases Paul Villinski


Wave (left), 2017

found aluminum cans, gold leaf, wire

60h x 144w x 7d in

Presented by Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans

The American incarnation of the original Basel VOLTA show, VOLTA New York is back. Operating as a beacon for creative discovery and social engagement during Armory Arts Week, it returns to its original intention as a boutique event at the intimate venue of Metropolitan West for a more immersive fair experience.


VOLTA New York 2020 will showcase contemporary positions by up-and-coming and mid-career artists with an emphasis on discovery while spotlighting artists through solo projects and tightly-curated presentations. This year, the international event will bring together 54 galleries, alongside a diverse array of solo projects and curated presentations.


The new Director Kamiar Maleki explains that the exhibitor list has been focused on “strong and diverse 50-plus galleries and have loosened up the solo-project mandate to offer participants greater liberty to stage their presentations as they would do so at their home galleries.”


VOLTA New York 2020 Exhibitors


VOLTA New York 2020 will bring together 54 galleries from 35 cities and five continents, including both returning and newcomer ones.


After several years’ absence from participating, several galleries from VOLTA’s “extended family” will return to the fair, including Jonathan Ferrara Gallery from New Orleans, presenting a solo project by celebrated American sculptor Paul Villinski; Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery from Santo Domingo, presenting breakout Spanish duo Los Bravú; and Léna & Roselli Gallery from Budapest, presenting a study in figurative and metaphysical contrast between Hungarian painter Mózes Incze and Carrara marble sculptor Boldi, among others.