Art History is an international, refereed journal that promotes world-class art-historical scholarship from across the globe. It publishes essays and critical reviews that foreground methodological self-reflexivity and highlights specific areas of concern and interest to the field through its special issue programme. It represents the diversity of the discipline at large and welcomes submissions from both established and emerging scholars. Art History stands at the forefront of disciplinary challenges and is a model of excellence for original and innovative research.
Art History only accepts submissions via its online submission system, accessible here. Prospective essays should be accompanied by a covering letter and a 150-word abstract. The optimum length of articles (including notes) is between 8,000 and 12,000 words, accompanied by no more than 16 images which should be embedded into one document. All manuscripts must be in UK English, and conform to the Art History style sheet, available here. The author’s name and contact details must not appear on the manuscript. Art History encourages fully-illustrated submissions but it is the responsibility of the author both to provide the images and to secure the permission to reproduce them.
Art History does not consider previously-published material. All submissions are first reviewed by the editors to determine their suitability for the journal. Should submissions proceed beyond this, they will then be assessed by two anonymous specialist readers. These readers’ evaluations will subsequently be considered by the editors before they make a final decision as to whether to accept an article for publication. Feedback from the peer review process will always be provided to the author.
The journal does not accept unsolicited book reviews. Those interested in contributing to this section of Art History should contact the Reviews Editor by . Publishers wishing to provide review copies should send them to: Art History, 70 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London, ECIM 6EJ.