Via yesterday’s Mediabistro email newsletter, Revolving Door :

“Louise Blouin Media is in chaos: While “The Red Queen” flits around Europe, her employees are suffering pay cuts of at least 12 percent and top editors are leaving in droves. Art+Auction editor-in-chief Anthony Freund and executive editor Ted Loos resigned on Friday, and former Fulcrum EIC Marisa Bartolucci replaces the pair as editorial director. Chris Turner and David Grosz, editors of Modern Painters and ArtInfo.com, are also departing LBM. Mitchell Martin, formerly from Forbes.com, takes over at the latter publication, while former Forbes staffers Ruthie Ackerman, Bruce Janicke, and Ali Privitera are also joining the company….”

Claudine Isé

Claudine Isé has worked in the field of contemporary art as a writer and curator for the past decade, and currently serves as the Editor of the Art21 Blog. Claudine regularly writes for Artforum.com and Chicago magazine, and has also worked as an art critic for the Los Angeles Times. Before moving to Chicago in 2008, she worked at the Wexner Center in Columbus, OH as associate curator of exhibitions, and at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles as assistant curator of contemporary art, where she curated a number of Hammer Projects. She has Ph.D. in Film, Literature and Culture from the University of Southern California.