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Basel's cutting-edge art fair for new and emerging art.
Monday, June 10 –Saturday, June 15, 2013
Dreispitzhalle, Basel, Switzerland
Holton Rower | Presented by The Hole, New York, USA theholenyc.com
Born in 1962 in New York.
Holton Rower creates Pour Paintings with a simple yet incredibly beautiful process resulting in incredible color combinations that can be stunningly psychedelic and completely hypnotic. He directs and collaborates with the force of nature leaving an element of the artistic process to the effects of gravity.
Holton Rower lives and works in New York.
VOLTA is a platform for presenting the vision of contemporary art galleries of global repute whose artists represent new and relevant positions for curators and collectors alike. Conceived to bridge a gap between Basel's pre-existing fairs, VOLTA showcases galleries – whether young or mature – that choose as their mandate to work with the most exciting emerging artists. These galleries must maintain deeply meaningful connections with their artists and follow them throughout their careers.
Encouraged by the response of collectors and curators during the last editions' solo presentations and carefully considered booths, a much stronger emphasis for VOLTA will be placed on single artist presentations or on booth concepts that bring the work of two artists into dialogue with one another, thus giving emphasis to artists by allowing for a greater understanding of different individual practices.
Select galleries exhibit in the airy loft surroundings of Basel's Dreispitzhalle, elevating their respective platforms for an experience mutually beneficial to fair visitors and the galleries alike. Showcasing the highest calibre of art bearing salient contemporary positions within an elegant environment: this is VOLTA's mission.