“Shunga #2” by Beb Deum
About Lana Carlson:
Lana Carlson is most known in Texas as the head curator and co-founder of the former POP Austin International Art Show. Before conceptualizing POP Austin, she was director and founder of the Modern Art Gallery in Paris and St. Petersburg. Early on, Carlson earned degrees in Music Theory and Business Management. She later went on to attend The Sorbonne and School of Louvre in Paris, France studying The History of Twentieth Century Art, Contemporary Art and History of Costume and Fashion. While completing her education, she worked as a specialist and art consultant at the Carpentier Art Gallery in Paris, where she practiced sales in many of the largest French auction houses such as A.Millon, Massol amd Cornette de St. Cyr. Lana was responsible for curating and producing the first ever state museum exhibitions of Auguste Rodin at the Tsaritsyno Museum in Moscow and The Peter and Paul Fortress in Saint Petersburg. In 2012, Carlson collaborated with artists Serebryakova and Bleikh on an exhibition in Paris titled “POP Asia.” As a dealer and gallerist, Carlson participated in numerous art fairs around the world including Spoon in Hong Kong, ARCO in Madrid, Art Asia, Miami Art Basel and the Los Angeles Art Show. Before co-founding HOUSE OF L, Lana Carlson co-founded and ran Pop Austin, an international art fair where she applied her education, multicultural background, expansive network and trilingual language skills to expand upon an idea that she introduced to the international art world.
About Leslie Gossett:
Leslie Gossett is an Associate Broker at Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty and the owner of L Design and Staging, representing some of Austin’s finest properties. Leslie earned a BBA in Finance and Real Estate from Texas Christian University in 2008. Leslie started her career as a realtor in the Dallas/Ft. Worth luxury residential market, before taking a position with a commercial private equity group as an investment analyst. She later moved back to Austin where she grew up and started her own brokerage, N30 Living, which specialized in Central Austin real estate and the sale of new construction homes. Now at Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty, she combines the power of the strongest real estate brand in the country with her extensive database and marketing skills to produce award winning and consistent results for her clients. The Sotheby’s International Realty brand represents exceptional clients with discerning tastes across 69 countries and over 22,000 sales associates, defining the meaning of luxury with extraordinary personalized service along with the most exclusive luxury real estate available in the world.
For general press inquiries on HOUSE OF L or to RSVP for the pop-up event on Nov. 8, please contact the team at Juice Consulting:
Heather Wagner Reed
713 208 3891
210 213 8934