Journal Život umjetnosti

Život umjetnosti is a jorunal for contemporary visual arts, dedicated to various aspects of contemporary art practice primarily in Croatia and Europe, with a tradition of continuous publication since 1966. It is published by the Institute for Art History in Zagreb twice a year as a bilingual edition.

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ISSN 0514-7794 (print edition)
ISSN 1849-2207 (online edition)

Sandra Križić Roban

Executive editors
Sanja Horvatinčić, Marija Borovičkić

Editorial board members
Leonida Kovač (Akademija likovnih umjetnosti, Zagreb), Vladimir Kulić (School of Architecture, Florida Atlantic Univeristy), Irena Šimić (Institut za povijest umjetnosti, Zagreb), Liesbeth Decan (LUCA School of Arts – Campus Sint-Lukas, Bruxelles)

Design and layout
bilić_müller studio

Contributions published in two latest printed issues do not have open access.
The journal is indexed in databases: AHCI – Arts and Humanities Citation Information (since 2008), WOS and SCOPUS (since 2009).
The publication is stored in the Croatian Web Archives.

The digitization of the old issues was finished in April 2016, od kada su svi članci dostupni u online izdanju časopisa na stranici

Digitization of all the old issues of Život umjetnosti magazine – from no. 1 (1966) to no. 61/62 (1999) was completed in April 2016, and the articles can now be accessed via the online edition of the magazine at

The jorunal can be purchased at these locations: 
Institute of Art History (Ulica grada Vukovara 68, Zagreb)
Museum of Contemporary Art (Avenija Dubrovnik 17, Zagreb)
Lauba (Prilaz Baruna Filipovića 23a, Zagreb)
Oris house of architecture (Kralja Držislava 3, Zagreb) 
Bibliofil bookstore Antuna Bauera 9, Zagreb)


Institute of Art History
Ulica grada Vukovara 68
10000 Zagreb, Hrvatska
P. +385 1 6112 043
F. +385 1 6112 742
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