Writings by Natalie Sandstrom

Gauri Gill. Untitled from the series Acts of Appearance. 2015–ongoing. Pigmented inkjet print. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Acquired through the generosity of Robert B. Menschel. © 2018 Gauri Gill

Mask Life: The Mystical and the Mundane in Gauri Gill


“Projects 108” is at PS1 through September 3


Gertrude Abercrombie, Untitled (Blue Screen, Black Cat, Print of Same), 1945. Oil on board, 8 x 10 inches. Courtesy Karma Gallery.

The Queen of Chicago: Gertrude Abercrombie at Karma


Surreal paintings from the mid-century Mid West, in the East Village through September 16


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Featured item from THE LIST: Jason Stopa at Steven Harvey


“The Gate,” Jason Stopa’s first solo show at Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, features paintings that claim architectural patterns as pliable environments for painted exploration. Through layers of bright color and varying texture, Stopa abstracts rigid forms and brings elements from the outdoors in. In this spirit of harnessing energies and breaking boundaries, the back…


Thomas Bayrle, Mao, 1966. Oil on wood construction and engine, 145 x 148 x 32 cm. Photo: Axel Schneider.

Disrupting the System: Thomas Bayrle at the New Museum


Five-decade survey delving culture, politics, economics, infrastructure


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Black is Beautiful: Fred Wilson at Pace


“Afro Kismet” is on view in Chelsea through August 17


Hiraki Sawa (left), Dwelling, 2002. Video, 9:20 minutes; Olafur Eliasson (right), Yellow Double Hung Windows, 1999. Two halogen, 60 watt profle spotlights on tripod with gobos, dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artists and 601Artspace. Photo: Jason Mandella

“Utopian in Nature”: A group show at 601Artspace


Curated by Jesse Penridge and Harriet Salmon, through July 31


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Are You Comfortable, Now? Jordan Wolfson at David Zwirner


Jordan Wolfson: Riverboat song at David Zwirner through June 23


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Body Language: Michal Rovner’s Evolution at Pace


At both Chelsea venues, the show includes her trademark video tableaux