Volta

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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

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Art market

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

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Art market

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

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Art market

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 94 space and into Volta's venue

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Art fairs

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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Art fairs

Basel's satellite fairs pull in new dealers and collectors despite economic concerns

The mood at Liste was buoyant, and business at Volta was steady

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Art Basel

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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Art fairs

Mixed results for Basel’s satellite fairs

Has collectors' passion for Basel's protégés cooled?

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Art Basel

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