Neighbouring the New York’s Central Park and the Frick Collection, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery specialises in presenting international fine art photography and photo-based artworks. Photography curator and collector Corinne Tapia founded the gallery in 2006. After 15 years’ operating in Lower Manhattan’s SoHo district, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery moved to its current location on the Upper East Side in June 2021.Read More
Sous Les Etoiles Gallery Artists
Focused on the photographic medium, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery’s roster incorporates a range of established and emerging contemporary photographers, as well as mixed-media and installation artists.
Sous Les Etoiles Gallery is representing the multiple approach of the notion of abstraction in the current contemporary photography: spaces, surfaces , materials and colours are becoming the subjects of non-figurative photographs. Such as pioneer of Generative Photography Gottfried Jäger, known as one of the greatest names in German photography, Gottfried Jäger, is an experimental photographer who over the years redefined the term “photography” developing the idea of Generative Photography; and since the artist’s acclaimed series featuring Tupperware in the 1990s, Richard Caldicott has continually challenged photographic codes of representation in favor of new aesthetic and symbolic intentions.
Among in its International roster of artists, Georges Rousse converts abandoned or soon-to-be-demolished buildings into surprising visions of color and shape, the artist’s imagined mise-en-scène, realized from a single perspective of his camera . A new generation of International artists and photographers are also part inspired by environments, places and natural landscapes as Julie Boserup, Barry Underwood, Charles Petillon and Marleen Sleeuwits, Andreas Gefeller, Javier Riera.
Among black and white and social documentary photography, they are internationally known figures such as documentary photographers David Zimmerman, Harvey Stein, and Jean-Pierre Laffont. Also included in the gallery’s roster are architectural photographer Jean-Michel Berts and Italian street photographer Ernesto Bazan. The Gallery also represents the estate of Cuban photographer Alberto Korda, Fidel Castro’s long-serving accompanying photographer.
Sous Les Etoiles Gallery Exhibitions and Art Fairs
Sous Les Etoiles Gallery hosts a regular programme of thematic and survey solo and group exhibitions of its artists. Beyond its roster, the gallery has examined themes and works of art historical significance.
In 2018, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery presented 1947, Simone de Beauvoir in America. This expansive exhibition visualised for the first time the French writer and intellectual’s four-month journey across the U.S. through photographs taken by a range of her contemporaries.
Sous Les Etoiles Gallery also participates in international art fairs, such as Paris Photo, AIPAD Photography Show in New York, Art Miami, and Expo Chicago.