Press Release
July 7, 2023

Lee Cavaliere to lead VOLTA Art Fairs with a curatorial focus

Lee Cavaliere, Artistic Director of VOLTA. Photo courtesy of Ramsay Fairs.

London, United Kingdom: Curator and contemporary art specialist Lee Cavaliere will lead VOLTA art fairs beginning July 2023. Applying a clear vision, the new Artistic Director will align the fair’s positioning with developments of a rapidly changing art market.

Lee Cavaliere is an accomplished arts professional and expert in contemporary art, with experience in both the institutional and gallery sector. After working with the Tate’s Collection displays, Cavaliere employed his expertise in the commercial market, delivering contemporary exhibitions at Max Wigram Gallery and the Fine Art Society on Bond Street, London.

For VOLTA, Cavaliere’s focus lies in furthering the fair’s commitment to cutting edge curation. Whilst building relationships with VOLTAs strong family of existing galleries, he aims to introduce a fellowship program encouraging new galleries to curate presentations that boldly present the unique perspective of their artists tothe emerging market. An advisory committee will ensure selection of the most innovative galleries from all over the world, with a focus on fast-growing markets both within and beyond the traditional art world capitals.

Having developed the London Art Fairs strong VIP program, Cavaliere aims to bolster VOLTA’s relationship with VIP collectors and introduce programming that encourages continued stewardship and involvement beyond fair week. This includes a year-round program offering valued collectors behind-the-scenes access to some of art world’s most innovative voices from across the globe.

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