Former publisher Knight Landesman is no longer a co-owner of the publication. He was accused of sexual harassment by Schmitt and at least eight other women in 2017.
César Aira Portrays Artforum as an Object of Desire
The novelist transforms the magazine into an ambiguous symbol of everything its reader might lack.
Amanda Schmitt’s Sexual Harassment Case Against Artforum Moves Forward
Amanda Schmitt, the former Artforum employee who claims she endured years of sexual harassment from once publisher Knight Landesman, will be able to take the publication to court once again.
A Lack of Accountability at Artforum’s Panel on “Art, Activism and Accountability”
An art worker offers their take, saying: “We cannot hold those in power to account without a redistribution of that power.”
Former Artforum Employee Files Appeal Against Publication and Co-owner Knight Landesman
Amanda Schmitt’s lawyer calls the dismissal of her case earlier this year a misapplication of the law, pleading under New York City Human Rights Law.
Former Artforum Employee Will Appeal Defamation Case Against Publication and Knight Landesman
Earlier this month, a New York State Supreme Court judge dismissed Amanda Schmitt’s lawsuit against Knight Landesman, co-owner and former publisher of Artforum magazine.
NY Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Alleging Defamation by Artforum Co-owner Accused of Sexual Misconduct
Amanda Schmitt, a former Artforum employee, accused Landesman of sexual misconduct occurring during and after her career at the magazine. Her claims were backed by eight other women.
Artforum Posts Statement After Boycott Letter, and Amanda Schmitt’s Attorneys Respond [UPDATED]
Artforum released a statement distancing itself from former publisher Knight Landesman. Attorneys for former employee Amanda Schmitt responded.
Prominent Artists and Art Workers Demand Artforum Boycott to Avoid Lining the “Pockets of an Abuser”
The feminist art collective We Are Not Surprised calls on the magazine to sever all ties with former publisher Knight Landesman, who stands accused of sexual harassment by numerous women.
Art World Largely Silent as Artforum and Landesman Continue to Fight Sexual Harassment-related Lawsuit
A few months after news broke about sexual harassment allegations against Knight Landesman at Artforum, some want to sweep the realities of the issue under the rug.
Knight Landesman and Artforum Move to Dismiss Lawsuit Sparked by Sexual Harassment Allegations
On Monday, Landesman filed a motion calling for the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by a former Artforum employee, Amanda Schmitt, who claims he sexually harassed her.
Over 1,800 Artists and Art Workers Sign Letter Against Sexual Harassment [UPDATE 2]
The public letter criticizes “an art world that upholds inherited power structures at the cost of ethical behavior.”