Wednesday, September 23, 2009

SuperStock Announces Acquisition of Assets of Art Life Images

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- RGB Ventures LLC today announced that its SuperStock division has acquired from Art Life Images all artist distribution contracts covering approximately 80,000 rights-managed travel images. With offices in Jacksonville, Florida, Art Life is a distributor focused on rights-managed travel images. Terms of this acquisition were not disclosed.

"We're excited to add Art Life’s impressive library of images to our existing travel collection," stated Lanny Ziering, CEO of RGB Ventures and SuperStock. "Travel imagery has always been a strength of SuperStock and this acquisition will help us to consolidate our position," added Ziering.

In addition to the imagery, the deal brings to SuperStock relationships with more than twenty travel photographers from around the world. “These photographers bring new perspectives and creativity to the Superstock travel collection,” said Carolyn Guidoin, Creative Director of SuperStock

In a separate transaction, SuperStock acquired a collection of 4,000 images from Jack Hollingsworth’s LLC ( The images cover a range of subjects including lifestyle, travel, and education. “This collection is a great addition to our Purestock brand. It responds directly to our client requests for authentic people in real life settings,” stated Carolyn Guidoin.

About RGB Ventures LLC, dba SuperStock
Founded in 1973, SuperStock ( ) offers over 3 million Rights-Managed and Royalty-Free Images. RGB Ventures Inc., a collaboration of Rubberball, Glow Images, and Blend Images, acquired SuperStock in January of this year. SuperStock has an extensive collection of contemporary and travel photography as well as world-class Fine Art and Vintage collections.

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