About Arts


Arts (ISSN 2076-0752) is an international, peer-reviewed scholarly Open Access journal which provides a forum for scholarship and visual exploration of visual arts, music and performance art, and art history. It publishes articles, commentaries, creative papers, essays, opinion papers, and reviews, focused on promoting dialogue and debate within arts. Arts welcomes submissions from authors and artists around the world and is published quarterly in March, June, September, and December.

Subject Areas

Visual Arts

  • This section will deal with art that is presented in any visual medium.

Music and Performance

  • This section will deal with all elements of music, including cross-disciplinary studies of the subject matter, and also with all elements of performance art.

Art History

  • This section will deal with the social and historical impact of art from ancient times through to present day and beyond.

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

Arts is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use CrossCheck (powered by iThenticate) to check submissions against previous publications.

Book Reviews

Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal's News & Announcements section.

Klybeckstrasse 64
CH-4057 Basel
E-mail: support@mdpi.com

Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Arts will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License. MDPI will insert following note at the end of the published text:

© 2015 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


Reprints may be ordered. Please contact publisher@mdpi.com for more information on how to order reprints.

Announcement and Advertisement

Announcements regarding academic activities such as conferences are published for free. Advertisement can be either published or placed on the pertinent website. Contact e-mail address is arts@mdpi.com.

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