MIAMI, FL.- Sous Les Etoiles Gallery
is presenting, in partnership with Miami International Airports Division of Fine Arts & Cultural Affairs, the series Fake Holidays by photographer Reiner Riedler. Thirty-six large-scale, boldly colored C-prints depicting imaginary getaways are on view beginning December 2013 in the airports highly-trafficked Concourse F.
Based on a series the artist began in 2004, Fake Holidays examines contemporary societys preoccupation with leisure travel and exotic locations (the more foreign and fantastic the better). The pervasive trend has led to the creation of kitschy and pseudo-destinations, surreal replicas of real-life locals that Reidler captures with both its playful and sometimes garish spirit intact.
A documentary photographer whose work primarily examines human beings and their environment, Reiner Riedler has exhibited internationally at leading institutions such as the Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris, France), and the Leopold Museum (Vienna, Austria), among many others. His photographs have been published in National Geographic, Fortune, Newsweek, Le Monde, The New York Times, and Der Spiegel, among thers.
Sous Les Etoiles Gallery is also featuring Riedler's work in Booth E37 at this year's Context Art Miami Fair, taking place Dec. 3 through Dec. 8, 2013, in Midtown Miami, as well as works from David Zimmerman, Sophie Delaporte and Carolle Bénitah.
Founded in 2006 by gallerist, curator and former reporter Corinne Tapia, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery is a leading New York-based photography gallery that participates in several art and photography fairs in the United States. Founded in 2006, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery has evolved into a significant gallery that nurtures the work of photographers with unique stories to tell. From the time she opened the gallerys doors, Corinne Tapia has grown the business and her focus is on developing the gallerys curatorial program and the careers of the artists represented.