Art Basel prepares for first fair under new team, while Volta Basel searches for a new director

New structure at Art Basel will see separate directors assigned to each show, while Volta Basel is without a leader after Kamiar Maleki’s departure for Photo London

Frieze kicks off a busy week of fairs around New York City

Beyond the main fair at The Shed, this week marks the return of Volta New York, 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair and AIPAD's The Photography Show

Organisers cancel Volta Miami over venue uncertainties and Covid travel restrictions

Director says the fair is now looking at a number of cities for its third base as question marks hang over Miami

Collector and patron Kamiar Maleki appointed director of Volta and Pulse art fairs

The two events have recently come under the same ownership although there are no plans to merge them—yet

Sales at New York’s Armory Show prove more stable than its venue

After the fair's last-minute relocation that displaced Volta from Pier 90, exhibitors from both fairs credit 'generous' community support for good business

New York’s fair landscape is in flux as Armory Week kicks off

Armory Show shifts venues, causing the cancellation of Volta and the emergency launch of Plan B, revealing the stakes for commercial art platforms are rising

New York edition of Volta suspended as The Armory Show makes emergency decision to relocate to Pier 90

Unforeseen structural issues have forced a third of the Armory's exhibitors out of their planned Pier 92 space and into Volta's venue

Volta artists tackle environmentalism, immigration and US policy

Politics top of mind at the Armory Show's sister fair on Pier 90

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Basel attendees need not wave goodbye to beach holidays with new Messe car park development

Organisers have transferred the atmosphere of Miami to Basel with the addition of a pool alongside the bar

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Mixed results for Basel’s satellite fairs

Has collectors' passion for Basel's protégés cooled?

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Is a Venice Biennale presence the key to Art Basel sales?

Some claim that a good reception at the Biennale ensures an artist's name is stamped in market memory

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Volta's success continues with a strong performance on the first day of its second edition

Business is brisk but while the fair’s change of location allowed much needed expansion it leaves collectors hot and bothered