Published both in print and online five times a year, Art History is an international forum for peer-reviewed scholarship and innovative research. Founded in 1978, the journal publishes essays, critical reviews, and special issues that engage with path-breaking new developments and critical debate in current art-historical practice. The leading journal in its field, it brings scholarly excellence and rigorous research to a global audience.


Art History Journal November 2018

November 2018

Including articles on early-modern Africa, post-Revolutionary France, nineteenth-century Russia, and late-1960s Cuba, and reviews on publications about China, and 1950s Britain

Art History Journal September 2018

September 2018

Including articles on Jan van Eyck, Otto Dix, Edward Hopper and Chantal Akerman, and reviews on publications about Australia, Japan, Seville and Naples

Art History Journal June 2018

June 2018

A special issue on the theme of art and embodiment, this collection of essays considers the phenomenological and affective capacities of diverse objects and media from classical antiquity

Art History Journal April 2018

April 2018

Including articles on fifteenth-century Portugal, early modern Venice, and eighteenth-century France, and reviews on publications about twentieth-century China and Spain

Art History Journal February 2018

February 2018

Including articles on Thomas Bewick, Seurat, Picasso, and Charles Henri Ford, and reviews on publications about Anne Truitt, and Raphael

Art History Journal November 2017

November 2017

Including articles on Pontormo, Eugene von Guérard, Le Corbusier and Louis Soutter, Jay DeFeo, and Juan Muñoz, and reviews on publications about Art & Language, and Arthur Dove

Art History September 2017

September 2017

A special issue on the theme of image and memory, to mark the fortieth volume of the journal, this disciplinary reflection features contributions by past editors of Art History

Art History June 2017

June 2017

Including articles on Aubrey Beardsley, Coles Phillips, Len Lye, and Christian Boltanski, and reviews on publications about Francis Bacon, Jan Gossart, and Stan VanDerBeek

Art History Journal April 2017

April 2017

A special issue on art and religious reform in early modern Europe, published to coincide with the five-hundredth anniversary of Martin Luther’s Reformation

Art History Journal February 2017

February 2017

Including articles on Rubens, Val Prinsep, and Gerhard Richter, and reviews on publications about Marcel Duchamp, Henri Regnault, and Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg