photography and limited-edition European design to humorous creations by an
Indian duo, there is sure to be something to appeal to your worldly tastes at
these five galleries from around the globe.
Carbon 12, Dubai
: Established in 2008, Carbon 12, Dubai is
among the first galleries in the UAE to present an international lineup of
contemporary, museum-quality artists. Gallery founders Kourosh Nouri and Nadine
Knotzer are committed to bring global art world trends to Dubai, in addition to
encouraging artistic exchange. The gallery currently shows “Black Rainbow
,” a joint exhibition featuring the sculptural forms of Rui Chafes
paintings by Ralf Ziervogel
, together forming a stirring vision in black.
: Dutch gallery Priveekollektie specializes in
contemporary art and limited-edition, collectible design, and artists merging
the two disciplines. Now on
view is a solo presentation by Thukral &
Indian duo works collaboratively in a range of media, combining popular culture
and traditional Indian motifs, often employing fantastical imagery and satire.
Louis B James
: Founded in 2011, Louis B James shows
contemporary artists working in a range of media on New York’s Lower East Side.
On view now is “Touch The Moon
,” a group show featuring drawing, collage,
painting, photography, sculpture, and video created by 13 artists. While
evoking outer space and the spirit of the 1950s space race, the artworks on
view share in common a tendency to employ everyday materials.
Leo Xu Projects
: Shanghai-based gallery Leo Xu Projects shows
the work of an emerging generation of artists from or living in China, as well
as mounting projects with more established international artists. The gallery
currently shows “LI QING: IN THE VINCINITY
,” a solo exhibition of Chinese artist Li Qing
’s mixed-media works; a
highlight of the show is a series of paintings wherein the artist has
repurposed wooden window frames.