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This immersive LA gallery is all about a new kind of art experience

Located in Venice, California, Maison Lune offers an artistic journey inside what feels like a collector’s home

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By House & Garden South Africa | November 15, 2022 | Art

Maison Lune, is a Los Angeles-based contemporary art and design gallery whose avant-garde format rethinks and decodes the genre.

The gallery is an invitation to a sensorial journey. This new art experience showcases an ever evolving collection and allows collectors and visitors to discover works from various artists and designers against a bespoke backdrop.

Created as an inviting yet elegant venue with a warm atmosphere and located in the heart of Venice, California (in a picturesque and historic district, which is noteworthy for its man-made canals), Maison Lune offers an artistic journey inside what feels like a collector’s home.

At its essence, Maison Lune is a multidisciplinary and integrated gallery. The immersive experience showcases modernity through spatial continuity of art and design with interiors and décor.

“We want to build an alternative to traditional galleries, which are often perceived as too elitist and intimidating,” say cofounders Sandrine Abessera and Lubov Azria.

Some of the artists and designers represented are: ATRA FORM, Amande Haeghen, Angela Damman, Bobbie Oliver, Sophie Matisse, Henzel Studio, James Fischetti, Jeannie Weissglass, Natalya Seva, Santiago Martinez.

Get to know the cofounders

Sandrine Abessera is a French born artist and designer, whose approach to art is imbued with the spirit of her travels, love for textures and craft, and influenced by the 1970s-era urban youth subcultures of punk and hip-hop, zines and the street landscape.

Lubov Azria is a renowned, critically acclaimed fashion designer who embodies vision and style. With a lengthy background in fashion, she joined BCBGMAXAZRIA Group in 1991. Under her influence, the BCBGMAXAZRIA brand has evolved from an emerging contemporary line to one of America’s leading design houses.

The founders at Maison Lune, Image: Ye Rin Mok

Maison Lune represents established as well as emerging contemporary talents. The gallery’s selection of art includes a large diversity of mediums and techniques including painting, sculpture, photography, furnishings, ceramics, lighting, textiles and objects. The pieces showcased represent the varied and changing cultural landscape of identities, values and beliefs.

Photos: Ye Rin Mok (Instagram @yerinmok)

Gallery: Maison Lune Instagram @maisonlunevenice