Founded in 2001, Lumiere Brothers Gallery is one of the oldest photography galleries in Moscow. The gallery represents works by celebrated Soviet constructivists (Boris Ignatovich, Jakov Khalip, Mikhail Prekhner) and reporters from the 1930s (Mark Markov-Grinberg, Emmanuil Evzerikhin, Arkadij Shaikhet, Naum Granovsky, Alexander Ustinov). The gallery has been at the forefront of reintroducing and promoting the work of first-class Soviet photographers from the 1960s–1970s (Vladimir Lagrange, Yuri Abramochkin, Vasily Egorov, Vladimir Bogdanov) and forefathers of the Lithuanian school (Antanas Sutkus, Aleksandras Macijauskas, Romualdas Požerskis). With over 15 years of experience in the international art market, the gallery has created close working relationships with many of the foremost photographers and archives. Its pool of artists of international standing includes Ruth Orkin, Arno Rafael Minkkinen, Giovanni Gastel, Jean-Marie Périer, Greg Gorman, Sasha Gusov. The gallery also presents the work of young contemporary photographers such as Laurent Chehere, Sebastian Copeland, and Shigeru Yoshida. Starting from 2005 the gallery provides tailor-made consulting services to corporate and private clients for acquisitions of Russian, American, European and Chinese photography of the 20th century. Artists showcased at Cosmoscow 2018 include the hieratic names of the American photography: Elliott Erwitt, Steve Schapiro, William Klein, Sylvie Blum, Formento&Formento, Howard Schatz and others.
Artists presented at Cosmoscow 2018: Formento+Formento, Elliott Erwitt, William Klein, Steve Schapiro, Sylvie Blum, Howard Schatz, Harold Feinstein, Douglas Kirkland, Ruth Orkin.