‘Open for Business’ spotlights 7 a long time of commercial photography by Magnum artists
‘Open for Company: Magnum Photographers on Commission’ at Foam Amsterdam explores the concealed stories at the rear of Magnum photographers’ professional assignments
The area amongst a photographer’s unbiased get the job done and their business operate is stuffed with contradictions and connections it’s exceptional for a person side to exist without a trace of the other. For most, the cycle will work as follows: particular function appeals to industrial shoppers seeking to attract on the artist’s viewpoint, which then money the future chapter of own perform, which then draws in new commissions, and so on.
Each sides gasoline every other though searching for frequently opposing sorts of achievements, as cultural accolades and monetary benefits are not generally aligned. Maybe this rigidity in between the two sides propels photographers forwards as they find out a equilibrium concerning