Lumiere Gallery is happy to offer our best photo projects for rent, which already had success in Russia and abroad. We provide framed works ready to be exhibited, as well as a full package of extra texts and documents. That would be a pleasure for us to help our partners in organizing an exhibition together.
Conquest. Yakov Khalip, Heir to the Avant-Garde
The Lumiere presents the first-ever full retrospective of Yakov Khalip's (1908–1980) work based on the extensive family archive. The body of work by one of the classics of soviet photography, highly acclaimed during his lifetime, remained without due research for over past 30 years. The Lumiere strives to fill in the gap and unveils the archive of the master.
Grand Style. Soviet architecture photography of Naum Granovsky, 1930s–1970s
The exhibition encompasses acknowledged 130 works of the famous Soviet photographer Naum Granovsky and pictures from his numerous trips across the country, mostly unseen by the public. Exploring the legacy of one of the leading architectural photographers of Stalin era, the exhibition traces the development of representation of Soviet cities in photography and revisits Granovsky’s Grand Style from the perspective of modern architecture and photography.
The Soviet Era by Markov-Grinberg
The selection of around 180 works entitled The Soviet Era by Markov-Grinberg (1907–2006) examines the photographer’s work over the course of four decades spanning reports on rustic and factory labor, war reportage, Moscow cityscapes, photographs of youth and sports, and portraits of celebrities such as Sergei Eisenstein and Yuri Gagarin.
Russians. 100 Years of Russian Photography In Faces
Encompassing around 200 photographs, 100 years of Russian history in Faces, traces the evolution of Russian society in the 20th century through portraits of its characteristic types, captured by some of the most celebrated Russian and Soviet photographers.
Time of Illusions. Russian photography of the mid-1950s–late 1960s
Featuring over 150 prints by 50 photographers, TIME OF ILLUSIONS presents a comprehensive retrospective look at the explosive development of Russian photography that occurred during the period from the mid-1950s, to be precise Stalin’s death in 1953, until the late 1960s, when the illusions of the possibility to build “socialism with human face” were shattered by the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968.
The mission of the Lumiere Gallery and the Still Art Foundation regional publishing and educational project
Popularization of the art of photography and the Soviet photographic heritage. With the help of educational and publishing programs, we try to fill in the gaps in Russian studies of photographic art and history, which is reflected in the works of Western and Russian authors.
Project goal — systematic support of the culture of the Russian regions, where the emphasis is placed on regional education and educational programs.
Moscow of Naum Granovsky 1920-1980
The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography and the Still Art Foundation present the anniversary exhibition of Moscow’s main architectural photographer, Naum Granovsky, to mark the photographer’s 110th birthday. The opening of the exhibition, the publication of a new monograph Naum Granovsky 1920-1980 and the launch of the Naum Granovsky Foundation website will be a gift from the Lumiere Center for Photography and Still Art Foundation to Moscow residents on Moscow’s City Day.