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Artist Nikki Lindt Takes a Sandy Sojourn

Nikki Lindt’s Landscapes and Small People #4 (2007)Courtesy of Heskin Contemporary

Nikki Lindt’s characters are often crouching or squatting, negotiating their way through beachy or muddy landscapes, or they are wobbling up pretty mountain paths. Has this girl lost a contact lens? Is she exhausted? Or is she attempting to commune with nature? In Lindt's paintings, it’s never clear and it’s endlessly intriguing. Lindt’s works hang amid a three-painter show at Heskin Contemporary in midtown. —Emma Pearse