CurtCo Publishing LLC has sold Art & Antiques Magazine to Art & Antiques Worldwide Media LLC

CurtCo Publishing LLC has sold Art & Antiques Magazine to Art & Antiques Worldwide Media LLC

CurtCo Publishing, LLC has sold Art & Antiques magazine to Wilmington, North Carolina based Art & Antiques Worldwide Media, LLC.

Phillip Troy Linger, the President and Publisher of Art & Antiques Worldwide Media, will relocate the corporate offices for the venerated title to Wilmington . Editorial offices will remain in NYC, and key editorial staff will remain in place. Sales offices will also remain in California , Texas and New York .

Linger is the founder and former publisher of BRENTWOOD Magazine, Southern California ’s affluent lifestyle publication. He has more than 16 years in the luxury publishing industry and plans on some noteworthy changes for Art & Antiques, including:

• Reintroducing the publication to national newsstands in key markets
• Further broadening the title through international licensing
• Expanding the genre of antiques covered by the editorial staff
• Escalating the online presence of Art & Antiques internationally.
• Appealing to a broader range of advertisers

“We are devoted to further growing the publication both nationally and internationally,” said Art & Antiques publisher Phillip Troy Linger. “Art & Antiques is a well-respected publication for the serious collector of fine arts and antiques, and we look forward to continuing to bring the finest editorial content in these fields to our loyal readership.”

The sale of the publication was brokered by DeSilva + Phillips, LLC in New York City .

About Art & Antiques
Recognized for more than 32 years as one of the publishing industry’s most influential titles targeted to the affluent collector, Art & Antiques has an audited circulation of approximately 35,000 paid subscribers. The publication will continue to provide collectors and connoisseurs with current news and information on trends in the international art and antiques market, as well as offer reports on prominent auctions, personality profiles and in-depth features on specific works, periods and artists, including painters, sculptors and photographers.

Transaction TypeM&A Sell-side
ClientArt & Antiques Magazine
Sold toArt & Antiques Worldwide Media LLC
DateApril 2010