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Sous Les Etoiles Gallery

Sous Les Etoiles Gallery
100 Crosby #603
New York, NY NY 10012
United States
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ABOUT

Sous Les Etoiles Gallery represents a wide range of emerging and established photographers whose practices include landscape installation, abstract, conceptual and concrete photography, experimental mixed media works and social documentary.

In addition to its annual program of photography exhibitions, the gallery regularly hosts artist’s talks and lectures, publishes portfolio collections, photo books and exhibition catalogues, and participates in several top US art fairs, including Paris Photo LA, Art Miami, and Art on Paper.

Press coverage of the gallery’s exhibitions includes the New Yorker, L’Oeil de la Photographie, photograph magazine, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Photo Review, and TIME Lightbox, among others.

  • Corinne Tapia Director

Exhibitor's Artists:

  • Ernesto Bazan  (+)

    Biography : Ernesto Bazan’s black-and-white photographs, from the vivid street life he captured in the first years after his arrival in Cuba in 1992, to the contemplative panoramic images of ISLA taken taken in the years just prior to his departure in 2006, documents one of the most complex times for the island country. Yet, grounded in warmth, and borne from the artist’s deeply treasured connection with the people of Cuba, the series conveys the heady, erratic energy through the lens of an insider. Bazan is the recipient of the W. Eugene Smith Grant; Mother Jones International Fund for Documentary Photography; Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize at Duke University, NC; and the World Press Photo award; as well as fellowships from the Alicia Patterson Foundation and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. In 2009, his book “Bazan Cuba” was awarded Book of the Year at the New York Photo Festival, and his panoramic series ISLA was published for the first time in 2014.

    Exhibition : Cuba Then & Now, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, NYC, 2015

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  • Julie Boserup  (+)

    Biography : Emerging Danish artist Julie Boserup’s unorthodox use of the photographic image has made her an exciting new addition to the contemporary photographic scene. Making use of various image sources such as travel guides and her own photographs, Boserup, b. 1976, operates on a low-tech threshold between collage and drawing, and digital and analog techniques. Her first major museum exhibition at the National Museum of Photography in Copenhagen is currently on view through February 2017. In this exhibition, she presents a large series of collages based on archival photographs from Denmark’s Royal Library. Since graduating from London’s Chelsea College of Art in 2002, Julie Boserup has exhibited extensively throughout Denmark, received the Else and Henning Jensens Painting Award in 2011 and 2013, and was presented a special Talent development award from the Danish Arts Foundation in 2005. She currently lives and works in Copenhagen.

    Exhibition : Misleading Perspectives, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, NYC, 2016

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  • Richard Caldicott  (+)

    Biography : 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. Employing traditional analog photography methods, Caldicott imbues his minimalist set of components with rich, vibrant color. The result is stunningly beautiful abstract work that is both self-contained and part of a larger dialogue, with nods to iconic minimalism, Color Field paintings, and pop reappropriation. Richard Caldicott’s work has been acquired in several significant public and private collections, including the Peter C. Ruppert Collection; Museum im Kulturspeicher, Germany; Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, TX; Goldman Sachs International, London; Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany; Sir Elton John Collection, Los Angeles/London; Gert Elfering Collection, Miami; Karl Blossfeldt/Albert Renger-Patzch Collection/Ann and Jürgen Wilde, Köln; and Fidelity Worldwide Investment, London, among others. His work has been exhibited extensively in solo and group shows, as well as several art fairs, including Art Basel, Photo Miami, Paris Photo, FIAC, The AIPAD Photography Show, and the Venice Biennale. Richard Caldicott, b. 1962, graduated from the The Royal College of Art in 1987. He currently lives in London.

    Exhibition : Recent Work 2010-2013, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, NYC, 2014

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    • Richard Caldicott - Untitled #16, 2017

      Untitled #16, 2017

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  • Ellen Carey  (+)

    Biography : Ellen Carey, b. 1952 in New York, is an educator, independent scholar, guest curator, photographer and lens-based artist, whose unique, one-of-a-kind experimental work spans several decades. Carey has worked in a variety of cameras and formats, including Polaroid SX-70 and Polaroid PN film; b/w to color; 35mm, medium and large format. Her work has appeared in seminal exhibitions alongside the work of Julian Schnabel, Cindy Sherman, Nancy Dwyer, and Robert Mapplethorpe, and has been the subject of 53 one-person exhibitions. Her work is in the permanent collections of over twenty photography and art museums, including George Eastman House, Rochester; Fogg Museum at Harvard University, Cambridge; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Metropolitan Museum of Art and Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven; and most recently, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.

    Exhibition : big nothing, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, NYC, 2016, curated by Richard Caldicott

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  • Robin Cracknell  (+)

    Biography : London-based photographer Robin Cracknell explores themes of love, loss and memory using a unique non-digital process combining traditional film photography and cinematography, and shooting with old, sometimes damaged cameras and salvaged 35mm cine film. In his longterm series Childhood, single father Cracknell offers a stylized, personal vision of childhood through the world of his only son Jake. Born in India and raised in America, Robin Cracknell moved to London in 1987, where he began collecting discarded film cuttings from the projection booth of the Institute of Contemporary Arts London. These found film cuttings would later serve as the new “emulsion” for Cracknell’s photographic work, which has appeared on several magazine covers and over 300 book jackets. Childhood was included in the top ten of over 12,000 artists’ works on Saatchi Art, and was selected for a show curated by readers of The Guardian as well as noted gallerists, critics and artists. His work has since been exhibited internationally, and can be found in the collections of The National Portrait Gallery, London; The Victoria and Albert Museum, London; and Fundacion Privada Sorigue, Spain. A selection of the artist’s notebooks illustrating the process and concept behind Childhood are also featured in the acclaimed 2014 Thames and Hudson publication, “Photographers’ Sketchbooks.”

    Exhibition : Childhood, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, NYC, 2016

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  • Luuk de Haan  (+)

    Biography : Luuk de Haan, b. 1964 in Vlaardingen, The Netherlands, explores historical techniques wherein camera movement and light sources, designed in advance, determine shape and composition. The artist first creates a simple image via a computer software program. Then, using a camera and motion sensors, de Haan records the movement of the shape on the computer screen, including the negative space of the initial image. This approach, which can take a day or years until completion, creates a surprisingly amount of movement and depth; it lives. The same determination in shape, composition and colour is found in his “drawings,” which are achieved with contemporary tools like software programming and a digital pencil. Besides his photographic work, Luuk de Haan also composes music.

    Exhibition : big nothing, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, NYC, 2016, curated by Richard Caldicott

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  • James Whitlow Delano  (+)

    Biography : James Whitlow Delano, b. 1960, is an American-born reportage photographer based in Tokyo, Japan, and one of today’s foremost photographers of Asia. Delano's substantial oeuvre of photography in Asia, characterized by his ethereal use of vignette and partial defocus, captures quiet subjects immersed in moments of passage. His work has appeared worldwide in numerous magazines and photo festivals, from Visa Pour L’Image to Rencontres D’Arles to Noorderlicht, and has been awarded internationally, including the Alfred Eisenstadt Award (from Columbia University and LIFE magazine), Leica’s Oskar Barnack, Picture of the Year International, NPPA, and PDN, among many others. James Whitlow Delano is a grantee of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. His series Empire was the first ever one-person show at La Triennale di Milano Fine Arts Museum. His book “Black Tsunami: Japan 2011," published by FotoEvidence, received a 2012 PX3 Award.

    Exhibition : Mangaland: A Tokyo Retrospective, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, NYC, 2013-2014

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  • Sophie Delaporte  (+)

    Biography : Sophie Delaporte, b. 1971, is a French fashion photographer living and working between Paris and New York. The depth of color, staging, gestures and simple fun of her imagery evoke the world of storytelling. Delaporte likes to imagine situations that do not exist, creating a photographic language where sweetness balances innocence, and suggesting an alternative fantasy vision of fashion photography. Sophie Delaporte’s work is frequently featured in numerous books and publications such as Another Magazine; Vogue Germany, Italy, Turkey, Japan, and India; Interview; Harper's Bazaar; and I-D Magazine, with whom she has regularly collaborated since the 1990s. Her series Needlework was featured in the book "The Art of Fashion Photography" by Patrick Remy, published by Prestel in 2013. Sophie Delaporte studied photography and film at the Ecole nationale supérieure Louis-Lumière.

    Exhibition : Postmodern Mysteries, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, NYC, 2016

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  • Andreas Gefeller

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  • Eeva Hannula  (+)

    Biography : In her ongoing series The Structure of Uncertainty, Eeva Hannula explores psychoanalytical method and the concept of Freud’s uncanny using a combination of staged photography and material from her personal archive, covering and hiding parts of the images as a metaphor for repressed or incomprehensible experiences and perceptions. Error, chance, and experimentation are essential to the work. For Hannula, the image itself is an uncertain matter located between fact and fiction, language and body. Eeva Hannula, b. 1983, is an emerging photographer currently studying for her MA in photography at Aalto University School of Art, Design and Architecture in Helsinki, Finland. In 2013, she was awarded a grant from the Arts Council of Finland and selected as part of Foam Magazine’s Talent Issue.

    Exhibition : Not above a whisper, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, NYC, 2015

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  • Georges Rousse  (+)

    Biography : French artist and photographer Georges Rousse is internationally renowned for his ephemeral, one-of-a-kind installations and resulting photographs. Working at the intersections of photography, painting and architecture, Rousse transforms raw space within abandoned or soon-to-be-demolished buildings into surprising visions of color and shape through the single-perspective of his camera lens. Rousse translates his intuitive, instinctual readings of space into masterful, anamorphic images of several “realities”: that of the actual space wherein the installation is created; the artist’s imagined mise-en-scène, realized from the camera viewfinder; and the final photograph, or the reality flattened. Since his first grant in 1983 from PS1 (NYC), Georges Rousse has created several installations in the US by commision, including the San Diego Museum of Art and the Chesterfield factory of Durham, NC. In 1988, Rousse was awarded the prestigious International Center of Photography Award (NY). His work has been shown in numerous biennials (Paris, Venice, Sydney); exhibited in the Grand Palais (Paris), Hirshhorn Museum (Washington, D.C.), Haggerty Museum (WI), House of Culture (La Paz, Honduras), Sivori Museum (Buenos Aires), and National Art Museum of China, among hundreds of others; and can be found in the collections of the Louvre Museum (Paris), National Museum of Modern Art (Paris), Museum of Modern Art (Vienna), Guggenheim Museum (NY), Brooklyn Museum (NY), Museum of Contemporary Art (La Jolla, CA), Chase Manhattan Bank Collection, La Salle Bank Photography Collection (Chicago), and Deutsche Bank Collection, among several others. In 2008, he succeeded Sol LeWitt as an associate member of the Belgian Royal Academy.

    Exhibition : Éloge des Lieux, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, NYC, 2015

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  • Barry Underwood  (+)

    Biography : Drawing from his early theatrical training, and influenced by historical methods of staged photography and constructed set design, Barry Underwood seeks to transform ordinary, everyday vistas into unique, and often surreal, experiences. Both Underwood’s installation process, which uses actual structures and may take several days to complete, and his documentation, employing long exposure times to harness the area’s ambient light, rely as much on the artist’s ability to harmoniously collaborate with nature as disrupt it. His photographs are made in various locations around North America, with many of them shot during artist residencies, such as The Banff Center for the Arts (Canada), I-Park Foundation (CT), Headlands Center for the Arts (CA), The Center for Land Use Interpretation (UT), and The MacDowell Colony (NH), among others. His work can be found in the collections of The Akron Art Museum (OH), The Cleveland Museum of Art (OH), Elton John Photography Collection (Atlanta, GA), The Museum of Fine Arts (Houston, TX), TIAA-CREFF (NY), and the Rockefeller Family Art Collection (Petaluma, CA), among several others.

    Exhibition : Scenes, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, NYC, 2014

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    • Barry Underwood - Euclid Beach

      Euclid Beach

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Other Artists represented by the Gallery:

  • Carolle Bénitah  (+)

    Biography : The work of Carolle Bénitah is part of notable public and private art collections, such as the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Museum of Fine Arts (Houston), Sunnhordland Museum (Bergen, Norway), Centro Fotográfico Álvarez Bravo (Oaxaca, Mexico), and the collections of Marin Karmitz (Paris), Sir Mark Fhers Haukhol (Houston), Jacques and Galila Hollander (Brussels), and Jan de Bont (Los Angeles). Her work has been published in magazines such as Leica World, Shots Magazine, Photos Nouvelles, Spot, Center for Photography Houston, Foto Noviny, and LensCulture, among others. Carolle Bénitah was born in Casablanca (Morocco) and graduated from the Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne (Paris). Her series Photos-Souvenirs was selected to exhibit in FotoFest’s 2014 Discoveries of the Meeting Place showcase of past Biennial portfolio reviews, and was recently published into a photo book by Kehrer Verlag.

    Detailed Description : Carolle Bénitah, who worked for ten years as a fashion designer before turning to photography in 2001, incorporates the art of sewing and beading into old family snapshots in her internationally acclaimed series Photos-Souvenirs. In this series, photos are unearthed from albums and shoeboxes, classified, scanned, transposed onto new paper, and finally hand beaded and embroidered by the artist. This final step is accomplished with red, black, or gold thread and wire, and glass beads, chosen for their shine and delicacy. In her series What cannot be said, Bénitah continues to explore her identity and status as a woman. A handwritten sentence is repeated in red ink over a tightly cropped image of a woman’s mouth, the lips of which are pronounced through dark or vibrant pigment or lipstick. These “series of silent desires,” as critic Laurence Cornet wrote, contribute to the artist’s theme of love, “particularly the fear of not being loved that shapes and restrains women’s desire at an early age.”

  • Karl Martin Holzhäuser  (+)

    Biography : Karl Martin Holzhäuser, b. 1944 in Germany, is one of the earliest champions of Concrete Photography. Today, Holzhäuser has returned to the roots of his chosen artistic medium, creating a new genre in the field of cameraless photography that combines the stringency of premeditated instructions with elements of calculated chance. Calling this work “Lichtmalerei” or “painting with light,” Holzhäuser works completely in the dark, following a predevised “score” of the movement of light from memory, and allowing for extemporaneous adjustments by hand.

    Exhibition : big nothing, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, NYC, 2016, curated by Richard Caldicott

  • Alberto Korda Estate  (+)

    Biography : Alberto Díaz Gutiérrez (1928–2001), otherwise known as Korda and best known for his image of Che Guevera, was the accompanying photographer to Fidel Castro for ten years, the auteur of several of the most iconic images of the Cuban Revolution, and the most versatile Cuban photographer of his generation. Born the son of a railway worker and a housewife in Havana, Cuba, Alberto Korda went on to photograph such important historical figures and luminaries as Nikita Khrushchev, Simone de Beauvoir, and Jean-Paul Sartre, and was awarded the Cuban ”Palma de Plata” in 1959 and the National Culture Distinction, Ministry of Culture, Cuba in 1994. The work of Alberto Korda may be found in the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Center for Cuban Studies, New York, NY; Museum of Fine Arts, Fort Lauderdale, FL; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain; Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland; Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba; Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina; The International Art Heritage Foundation; Maison de la Culture de la Seine Saint-Denis, Paris, France; and Mexican Council of Photography, Mexico, among others.

    Exhibition : Alberto Korda in America, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, NYC, 2015-2016

  • Wendy Paton  (+)

    Biography : Wendy Paton is an award-winning American photographer best known for her candid black-and-white night portraits. In 1981, Paton began shooting photographs while in the throes of a ground-breaking career in horse racing. After graduating from the International Center of Photography in New York, Paton first went on to study under noted photographers Michael Kenna and Lucien Clergue, and later under master printer Chuck Kelton, who would become Paton’s longtime mentor and collaborator. Her images have appeared in the media worldwide, including CNN World News, Prime Time Russia Today, Schwarzweiss Magazine, Le Journal de la Photographie, and The Photo Review, among others. 

In 2009, she was awarded the CENTER Editor’s Choice Award (Santa Fe, NM). In 2012, a retrospective of her series of nocturnal portraits titled “Visages de Nuit” was exhibited at The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography in Moscow. Paton’s debut solo American museum show opened in the fall of 2014 at the James A. Michener Art Museum. Her work can be found in public and private collections worldwide, including the Musée de la Photographie à Charleroi, Belgium; James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA; The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography, Moscow, Russia; International Center of Photography, New York, NY; and Price Albert II of Monaco.

    Exhibition : Nuit Blanche, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, NYC, 2013

  • Reiner Riedler  (+)

    Biography : Since 1989, the work of Austrian photographer Reiner Riedler has centered on human beings and their environment. The main focus of his documentary work is to challenge our value systems. As a traveller, he visits the periphery of our habitats, always searching for the fragile beauty of human existence, with all its desires and abysses. His recent conceptual works deal with themes of transience, crises and death. His work has been exhibited internationally at leading institutions such as the Centre George Pompidou (Paris), the Leopold Museum and Vienna Künstlerhaus (Vienna), Sirius Art Center (Cork, Ireland), The Deutsche Kinemathek (Berlin), and the International Festival of Photography (Lodz, Poland). His photographs have been published in National Geographic, Stern, The New York Times, British Journal of Photography, Newsweek Japan, WIRED, Monopol, Fortune, Le Monde, and Der Spiegel, among many others. Reiner Riedler lives and works in Vienna, Austria. In 2014 the work of Riedler was shortlisted for Sony World Photography Awards "Arts and Culture".

    Exhibition : The Lifesaving Machines, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, NYC, 2014

  • Susanne Wellm  (+)

    Biography : Danish artist Susanne Wellm explores the everyday world in serene color, revealing potential links of real or imaginary stories between objects and persons. In her series Inner Landscapes, Wellm composes open narrative visual poems and stories through personal, found and historic archive materials, painting, drawing, Polaroids and film still photography. Whispers of narrative are gently echoed throughout the body of work, a meditative arc that quietly pulses beneath the surface of the image and the viewer’s own “inner landscape.” Susanne Wellm, b. 1965, is originally a printmaker, educated at the Danish School of Arts and Crafts at the Institute for Unica. She lives and works in Copenhagen. Her work includes various photographic techniques, such as Polaroid, Super 8 film, digital photography and collage. She has exhibited broadly in Denmark, Japan, China, Finland, and the US, including solo shows at Blue Sky Gallery (Portland, OR) and The National Museum of Photography in Copenhagen. She is represented in several public and private collections, including the Museum of Fine Arts (Houston, TX), Portland Art Museum (OR), Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts (Japan) and Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (Austin, TX). Her series Inner Landscapes was published into a photo book by Kehrer Verlag.

    Exhibition : Not above a whisper, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, NYC, 2015

  • David Zimmerman  (+)

    Biography : David Zimmerman is an American-born photographer working in several locations, from Taos, New Mexico to Jogiwara Village in northern India. Over the past two decades, several of his series, including Desert, Last Refuge, and, most recently, One Voice, have focused on endangered landscapes and cultures displaced by environmental, social, economic and political causes. David Zimmerman is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2009 Sony World Photography Awards L’Iris d’Or Prize for his work in the deserts of the southwestern United States, and is the founder of the Himalayan Art Centre in Jogiwara Village, a studio and school that provides free education in visual storytelling and is a meeting space for artists and writers from around the world. In 2011, he was named a member of the Artistic Advisory Board for the Worldwide Photography Awards.

    Exhibition : One Voice, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, NYC, 2013


Euclid Beach - Barry Underwood

Barry Underwood

Euclid Beach

Euclid Beach, 2016

36 x36 inches,
Archival Pigment print mounted on dibond, framed

Untitled #16, 2017 - Richard Caldicott

Richard Caldicott

Untitled #16, 2017

C-Print
Edition of 5 +2 Ap