Installation view of "Jef Geys: Bubble Paintings," 2017, at Essex Street, New York.COURTESY THE ARITST AND ESSEX STREET, NEW YORK

Installation view of “Jef Geys: Bubble Paintings,” 2017, at Essex Street, New York.

COURTESY THE ARITST AND ESSEX STREET, NEW YORK

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.

Today’s show: “Jef Geys: Bubble Paintings” is on view at Essex Street in New York through May 21. The exhibition, the Belgian artist’s first with the gallery, features works by Geys that are encased in bubble wrap.