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Art History & Criticism

Meno istorija ir kritika

Vytautas Magnus University’s scholarly journal “Art History & Criticism” is a publication in Humanities, the branch of Art History and Criticism, published since 2005. It is distinct among other journals because of its wide profile. The topics of the journal cover almost all areas of art history and criticism: cultural heritage, architecture, visual arts, theatre, contemporary and new media art research. The journal also publishes scholarly reviews and primary sources, which are important for further research.

Why Submit

All submitted articles go through double blind peer-review process, after which authors are provided feedback and an opportunity to improve their articles if necessary. After the acceptance for publishing all articles are thoroughly edited and the great attention is paid to the aesthetic quality of their presentation in actual issue of the journal. All the authors receive the printed copy of the journal.

Rejection Rate:

  • about 15 %

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The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

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Editor in Chief
Rasa Žukienė, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

Managing Editor
Lina Preišegalavičienė, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

Rūta Kaminska, Art Academy of Latvia, Latvia
Anna Kostrzyńska-Miłosz. Instititute of Art, Polish Academy of Sciences
Aliaksandr I. Lakotka, K. Krapiva Institute of Study of Arts, Etnography and Folklore of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Belarus
Małgorzata Sugiera, Jagiellonian University, Poland
Bronius Vaškelis, Vytautas Magnus Univeristy, Lithuania
Kęstutis Paulius Žygas, University of Arizona, United States of America

Language Editors
Auksė Gasperavičienė, “Vitae Litera” publishing house, Lithuania (Lithuanian language)
Benediktas Gelūnas, “Vitae Litera” publishing house, Lithuania (English language)

Technical Editors
Auksė Gasperavičienė, “Vitae Litera” publishing house, Lithuania (Lithuanian language)
Benediktas Gelūnas, “Vitae Litera” publishing house, Lithuania (English language)


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