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ARTstor Adds New Photo Collection


The library database ARTstor is continually adding new material to its collections. Magnum Photos is no exception.

Screenshot of Magnum Photos in ARTstor
Screenshot of Magnum Photos in ARTstor

According to an ARTstor press release,

“this first launch of more than 73,000 high-quality photographs of major world events and personalities provides the academic community with access to a selection of Magnum’s iconic images. The ARTstor and Magnum Photos collaboration will showcase a total of 80,000 images by this world-renowned group of documentary photographers. The ARTstor community will now be able to access high-quality photographs from around the world, covering industry, society and people, places of interest, politics, news events, disasters and conflict, from the late 1930s to the present day. From the Spanish Civil War to the Gulf War, from Marilyn Monroe to Paul Newman, from John Updike to Toni Morrison, from Christian Dior to Oscar de la Renta, from the fall of the Berlin Wall to the crisis in Chechnya, these images capture wars, celebrities, authors, fashion designers, and defining moments in our shared history.”

Check it out at: http://www.artstor.org/what-is-artstor/w-html/col-magnum.shtml

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