Magnum photos as electronic postcards

August 27, 2010

Select images from the legendary collection of Magnum, founded after World War II by Robert Capa, Chim, and Henri Cartier-Bresson, will be available as e-postcards through Paperless Post, a company specializing in electronic stationary, PR Newswire reports:

“We are excited to be collaborating with some of the most accomplished photographers of our time on this collection, fromMartine Franck’s thought-provoking images of Paris to Elliott Erwitt’s humorous photos of dogs and their masters,” said James Hirschfeld, co-founder, Paperless Post. “The photos in the Magnum Photos archive capture the 20th Century through the eyes of our society’s greatest artists – from the Spanish Civil War to Andy Warhol’s Factory and beyond. As a company committed to meaningful communication and self-expression, we feel we have found an apt partner in Magnum Photos and their archive of masterpiece images.”