Editors Leave Art + Auction, Modern Painters and ArtInfo.com

May 6, 2009 · Print This Article

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….”