Getty Images and Condé Nast partner on The Condé Nast Collection, featuring a century of iconic artwork
New partnership showcases rarely before seen imagery and illustrations from fashion’s iconic archives
New York, 18 November, 2015: Getty Images, the world’s leader in visual communications, today announced an exciting new image partnership with premier media company, Condé Nast, to represent the Condé Nast Collection, featuring a century’s worth of contemporary and vintage artwork from the company’s portfolio of prestigious brands.
The landmark editorial partnership will bring together Getty Images’ archival expertise as guardians and curators of the renowned Hulton Archive, the world’s largest archive in private hands, with Condé Nast’s custodianship of one of the most important fashion archives in the world. With over 30,000 unique photographs, magazine covers and illustrations from leading brands such as Vogue, Vanity Fair and GQ, the Collection will feature iconic images from famed photographers Edward Steichen, Horst P. Horst, Cecil Beaton and many other celebrated 20th-century photographers and illustrators. Getty Images will also be representing a number of Condé Nast’s contemporary editorial photographers, including Patrick Demarchelier and Arthur Elgort, whose work will continue to grow the Condé Nast Collection.
“Condé Nast has an unparalleled legacy in fashion and lifestyle content,” said Elodie Mailliet Storm, Senior Director of Content Partnerships at Getty Images. “We are thrilled to partner with Condé Nast to give this incredible wealth of iconic imagery new life.”
“This collection is one-of-a-kind, and provides unique insights into the modern day fabric of our culture”, said Bob Ahern, Director of Archive Photography at Getty Images. “As a one-stop destination for the world’s best imagery, we look forward to bringing the rare archival gems in the Collection into the spotlight.”
Established in 1909 by Condé Montrose Nast with the purchase of Vogue, Condé Nast has long been recognized as a pioneer tastemaker, with the award-winning company serving over 126 million consumers across print, digital and video.
“Getty Images is renowned for curating and creating the very best in visual content,” said Cathy Hoffman Glosser, senior vice president of licensing for Condé Nast. “This expertise matched with our rich history of compelling editorial content, provides the perfect home for this culturally significant imagery.”
A selection of contemporary and vintage images from the Collection will also be made available for purchase as framed prints from Getty Images’ home art store, Photos.com.
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About Getty Images:
Getty Images is the world’s leader in visual communication, with almost 200 million assets available through its premium content site www.gettyimages.com and its leading stock content site www.istock.com. With its advanced search and image recognition technology, Getty Images serves business customers in more than 100 countries and is the first place creative and media professionals turn to discover, purchase and manage images and other digital content. Its award-winning photographers and content creators help customers produce inspiring work which appears every day in the world’s most influential newspapers, magazines, advertising campaigns, films, television programs, books and online media. Visit Getty Images at www.gettyimages.com to learn more about how the company is advancing the unique role of digital media in communications and business, and enabling creative ideas to come to life. For company news and announcements, visit press.gettyimages.com, and for the stories, innovation and inspiration behind our content, visit Stories & Trends http://stories.gettyimages.com. Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gettyimages , Twitter at https://twitter.com/GettyImages, or download Stream, our free consumer app, to view and share the world’s best imagery.
Photos.com by Getty Images is a fresh, new design resource offering stunning, expertly framed photography, shipped and ready to hang. Our vast selection of content is built on Getty Images’ unrivaled archive and exclusive photography collections, from iconic photographs by Slim Aarons and The LIFE Picture Collection to news, fashion, sports, entertainment, landscape and travel. Each image can be framed in one of four sizes and five framing materials—canvas, framed paper, aluminum, acrylic, and birchwood—to complement any interior style.
About Condé Nast:
Condé Nast is a premier media company renowned for producing the highest quality content for the world’s most influential audiences. Attracting 131 million consumers across its industry-leading print, digital and video brands, the company’s portfolio includes some of the most iconic titles in media: Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Brides, Self, GQ, The New Yorker, Condé Nast Traveler, Details, Allure, Architectural Digest, Bon Appétit, Epicurious, Wired, W, Golf Digest, Golf World, Teen Vogue, Ars Technica, The Scene and Pitchfork. The company’s newest division, Condé Nast Entertainment, was launched in 2011 to develop film, television and premium digital video programming.
Over the past twenty years, Condé Nast has reached record profits, tripling its topline growth and exponentially expanding its content distribution. During the same period, the company earned more editorial, design, digital, advertising, video and business awards than any competitor in the industry.
In 2014, the corporation was recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies in the digital video business and was one of LinkedIn’s Top 25 Most In-Demand Employers. The company has recently relocated to its new global headquarters at 1 World Trade Center, where it plays a leading role in the resurgence of Lower Manhattan.
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