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Arts Special Issue 2021: Global Art Market in the Aftermath of Covid-19
Deadline: Jan 15, 2021

According to “The Impact of COVID-19 on the Gallery Sector” survey conducted by Art Basel in the mid-2020, although the global art market has often been resilient to international economic and political events, it has faced some of its biggest challenges yet under the influence of Covid-19. Among others, the pandemic and the accompanying restrictive administrative measures taken by world governments all over the world have exerted a significant impact on such key economic indicators, as gallery employment, art sales, and organization of international art fairs.

The international scholarly open access journal Arts (ISSN 2076-0752) invites submissions for the Special Issue (to be published in 2021) on the topic of “Global Art Market in the Aftermath of Covid-19.” Original academic papers (6,000-8,000 words long), whether qualitative or quantitative research methods based, should answer the following research question: How has Covid-19 affected the global art market? We welcome both theoretical and empirical contributions that reveal various economic, social, and political consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic for the current state and future evolution of the global art market.

To be regarded for publication in this Special Issue, please email your abstracts (250-300 words) together with your CV to the Arts Guest Editor Dr. Elena Sidorova ( by January 15, 2021. Notifications of acceptance will be sent to authors by January 31, 2021. The selected papers should be submitted for peer review by May 31, 2021.

Arts is a peer-reviewed, open access scholarly journal that publishes free of charge new, significant research on all aspects of the visual and performing arts. Its goal is to promote critical inquiry, dialogue, and innovative approaches. We welcome articles that present innovative and important scholarship – theoretical, historical, interdisciplinary, and global – as well as other contributions of broad scholarly interest such as interviews with leading artists. More details about Arts can be found at:
For more technical details about the journal, you can contact the Managing Editor of Arts Adonis Tao (


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