Up in the air might be the best description for the theme of this show in which baggage, both literal and emotional, is the unifying thread tying together eight artists whose works make a metaphorical connection between travel and angst. Michael Mahalchick clear-plastic storage cases filled with personal items are the fairy direct on that score; so, too, are Alessandro Teoldi’s images of nervous hands sewn together out of pieces of airline blankets. Joy Curtis and Cheyenne Julien are among the other artists here.
Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, 54 Ludlow St (212-777-7756, klausgallery.com. Through Aug 5.