LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/05/12 -- Capital Art, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CAPA) is pleased to announce a license agreement for distribution with Getty Images.
Getty Images now represents the Frank Worth Collection for editorial publication rights on a worldwide basis. Getty Images will also sell limited edition prints through the Getty Images Gallery in London and through various shows geared towards Interior Decorators such as "Maison & Objet" in Paris.
Sean Goodchild, CEO of Capital Art, Inc., stated: "This is a further validation of the value of the Frank Worth Collection and the unique images from the current collection. We are proud that Getty Images has chosen to work with us on making these images available to publications and collectors world-wide."
Getty Images is a leading creator and distributor of still imagery serving business customers in more than 100 countries inspiring work which appears every day in the world's most influential newspapers, magazines, advertising campaigns, films, television programs, books and Web sites.
Getty Images Gallery is London's largest independent photographic gallery with unique access to one of the greatest photographic collections in the world. With archives holding millions of negatives, prints and transparencies from the 1850s to the present day, and vast contemporary libraries featuring the most creative photographers of the moment, Getty Images Gallery aims to make this incomparable collection accessible to all.
About Capital Art, Inc.
Capital Art, Inc. (CAPA on OTC Pink® Marketplace) acquires editions and manages some of the most valuable iconic photographic images and internationally markets limited editions and reproductions created from the original negatives. The company also makes available images for publications and merchandize.
Capital Art sells and distributes classic and contemporary limited edition photographic images and reproductions with a focus on iconic celebrity images.
Investment in iconic photographic images is increasingly becoming an important component for a growing number of art collectors and investors. As photography is becoming an asset class in its own right the demand for iconic images should continue to increase with little new material coming to the market.
Capital Art aims to become a leading force in the international management/distribution of iconic photographic art.
Investors can find Real-Time quotes and market information for the Company on www.otcmarkets.com/CAPA and at www.CapitalArt.com
About Getty Images
Getty Images is a leading creator and distributor of still imagery, video and multimedia products, as well as a recognized provider of other forms of premium digital content, including music. 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 imagery help customers produce inspiring work which appears every day in the world's most influential newspapers, magazines, advertising campaigns, films, television programs, books and Web sites. www.gettyimages.com
About Getty Images Gallery
Getty Images Gallery brings you closer to this extraordinary photographic resource, the Gallery offers beautiful, affordable photographs hand-printed in our darkrooms. Available for you to buy are images that have illuminated modern history, the faces that have defined our times, landscapes and interiors to inspire, alongside both the peculiar and everyday moments that only the camera can capture. We are passionate about pictures, and above all, the Gallery aims to share this unrivalled collection with you. Whether purchasing a memorable gift, a poignant memento or decorating your home, we offer expert help and advice. The sheer variety of material at our fingertips has kept us in brilliant company, adorning the walls of the best restaurants and hotels, as well as producing diverse collaborations across the capital. www.gettyimagesgallery.com
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