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LAS VEGAS, Feb. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globe Photos, Inc. (OTCQB: GBPT), a leader in licensed sports photographic prints and iconic pop culture imagery, is opening a permanent exhibit within 1stdibs’ new Manhattan gallery in the Terminal Stores building at 269 11th Avenue in New York. The public grand opening is planned for Wednesday, February 13, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
The 44,000-square-foot gallery will be accessible to collectors, designers, curators and consumers, bringing the 1stdibs experience to life through more than 50 dealer spaces, special events, and must-see exhibitions. Globe Photos welcomes attendees to visit its exhibit of exclusive pop culture imagery.
Shoppers will be able to scan a gallery item via the 1stdibs app and instantly display it on their mobile device, see detailed product information and save the item for future viewing. The app will also offer benefits to interior designers and architects, including trade rewards, buyer protection, and 1stdibs-facilitated shipping.
“We are honored to exhibit at 1stdibs’ first standalone brick-and-mortar concept that takes the shopper experience to the next level,” said Globe Photos CEO and president, Stuart Scheinman. “This is an example of one of the many innovative ways we can market our vast image library both on-line and in-store.”
1stdibs is the world's leading online marketplace for rare and desirable objects. Founded in 2001 to bring the Paris flea markets online, the website today is the go-to source for those who have a passion for the most beautiful things on earth. By bringing together the best furniture, fine art, jewelry and watch dealers from more than 600 cities around the world, 1stdibs offers an exclusive inventory not available anywhere else online. For more information, visit www.1stdibs.com.
About Globe Photos
Globe Photos is the owner of one of the world’s largest collections of iconic pop culture imagery, which includes more than 15 million images taken by more than 3,500 photographers from around the world over the last century. The collection features iconic personalities and unforgettable moments from the worlds of entertainment, sports, history and politics. For more information, visit www.globephotos.com.
The company’s new Photo File division currently holds licenses with the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and major colleges including Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and many others, to produce sports prints, lithographs and other related items. Photo File also holds licenses for thousands of additional individuals and organizations, including Babe Ruth, Joe Namath, Vince Lombardi, and others. For more information about Photo File, visit www.photofile.com.
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