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Social Safari Edited by R.Couri Hay: Bentley Meeker Opens “Exploring Light”

Janna Bullock, Bentley Meeker, and Masha Rudenko

Artist Bentley Meeker celebrated the opening of “Exploring Light,” a show of his new illuminated sculptural works, presented by Garvey|Simon gallery at a pop-up space in the Hudson Yards district of Manhattan.

More than 150 friends, collectors, and art-world luminaries gathered for the VIP reception. Notable guests included Fern Mallis, Liliana Cavendish, Susan J. Barron, Janna Bullock, Hisashi Miyao, Jean Shafiroff, Steven Trenk, Joe Ganim, Andrew Youmans, Michael Genovese, publisher Justin Mitchell, and columnist R. Couri Hay.

The exhibition, on view through March 16th, is taking place during Armory Week at 517 W. 37thStreet, NY, NY 10018, a street-level gallery space near the fairs.  “Exploring Light”

Jean Shafiroff

consists of 40 contemplative installations that create a unifying tableau and invite the viewer to immerse themselves in a collective perception about light.

In addition to the New York City show, an exhibition of Meeker’s work titled “Immaculate Refraction” will be mounted at the Penticton Art Gallery in British Columbia, Canada on March 23th through May 12th.

Lorenzo Marini and Carlos Lacayo
Fern Mallis and Bentley Meeker








R. Couri Hay and Susan J. Barron
Liz Garvey and Cathy Simon