Fine Art Photography

Is The Art World Biased Against Commercial Photographers?

July 16, 2015

By Conor Risch


“Metro Pictures,” 2006, from Andy Freeberg’s series “Sentry.”

If you’ve been to a portfolio review, you’ve probably seen photographers with successful commercial and editorial careers sharing their personal work with curators and gallerists. For myriad reasons, many photographers who first established themselves by shooting assignment work want to build fine-art careers. While there are several examples of commercial and editorial photographers who’ve also shown and sold their work...

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