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REVIEWS

DUBAI

Green Art Gallery

1497

MATHEUS ROCHA PITTA, Stone Soup, 2012, carved stone and handwritten text, 50 x 60 cm. Courtesy Green Art Gallery, Dubai.

Chinese-born artist Lantian Xie, who grew up in Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates and now splits his time between the latter and New York, is no stranger to creating compelling narratives that interrogate globalization and dislocation. His keen sensitivity toward the alienation created by global modernity was evident in his masterful curation of "1497"—a group exhibition recently held at Dubai's Green Art Gallery. The gallery promotes local and regional…

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