Ancient-looking vessels made of discarded plastic bottles by Shari Mendelson rest atop a 1950s Tommi Parzinger credenza, while Molly Hatch’s Aspire: After Meissen hangs above; Beyond the doorway is another Niamh Barry light sculpture, Walking
SET INTO MOTION: Merrill helped expose the light works of Dublin artist Niamh Barry—such as Unfolded, IRE from 2015—to American audiences.
OBJECT LESSONS OPPOSITE: Inventory includes 1980s Ron Seff chairs around a Karl Springer table, Milo Baughman’s blue velvet armchair, and another Barry piece over a Springer coffee table and ottomans. Colleen Carlson’s stoneware wall light; Marc Fish’s bronze and oak “One Piece” console; another Hatch plate piece; A vignette features works by Fish, Hatch, Barry, as well as Beth Katleman mirrors and Merrill’s own “Swivel Throne.”
Marc Fish, One Piece Series, UK , 2015
Colleen Carlson, Emerge Quad Wall Light Sculpture, USA, 2016,
Molly Hatch, Render Series, 2013