17 June 2017


London Gallerist Zavier Ellis Chooses Six Works At VOLTA 13

London gallerist Zavier Ellis of Charlie Smith chooses six of the best works appearing at VOLTA, Basel’s art fair for new international art.

20 April 2016


Volta Announces Gallery Line-Up For Art Basel 2016 Event

VOLTA, Art Basel’s most respected satellite fair for new international galleries and artists, returns to Markthalle for Art Basel Week, June 13 – 18, 2016. In the fair’s twelfth Basel edition, exhibitors from 20 nations and 33 cities assemble within Markthalle’s iconic cupola structure to present dynamic projects by artists from over 40 nations. “As a ‘pre-teen’ and having […]

21 June 2015

Art Basel: Satellites Of Love – Volta Liste Scope Etc 2015

So, after an evening spent in Mulhouse, as that is only reasonable place to stay within a half an hour radius of Basel, it actually wasn’t so bad, a quick train ride and viola. There was an incident involving coffee being spilt in the back seat of a taxi to the train station that created a little bit of local upset, […]

7 March 2014

High Volta Armory Week’s Best Satellite: Ben Austin’s Diary Day 3

So, here I am back at Neil’s Coffee Shop on Lex, having just had another heart stopping breakfast and enjoying the free refills. I have only two bars of WiFi but lots of battery life. Yesterday it was sub zero here, cold enough to freeze the proverbial nuts off a monkey made of brass, so […]

16 June 2013


VOLTA Basel Proves A Success For Emerging London Galleries

The eager visitors to Dreispitzhalle, VOLTA’s ninth Basel edition were not dissapppointed. The bright color of the carpet, ‘hot pink’, overshadowed the earlier inclement weather that has been soaking Central Europe for weeks, and the peeks of blue sky echoed in satisfactory sales throughout a steadily flowing opening day. For those less familiar with the […]