West 86th: A Journal of Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture

Sponsored by the Bard Graduate Center

Frequency: 2 issues/year; ISSN: 2153-5531; E-ISSN: 2153-5558
Editor: Paul Stirton, Bard Graduate Center, New York


Published semiannually by the University of Chicago Press on behalf of the Bard Graduate Center (BGC) in New York City, West 86th reaffirms the BGC's commitment to expanding the conversation regarding the content, meaning, and significance of objects. The journal focuses on scholarship in material culture, design history, and the decorative arts. West 86th is available in print and online and includes scholarly articles, review articles, primary source translations, critical book, catalog, and exhibition reviews, research inquiries, letters to the editor, and supplementary digital material integral to articles. Articles are subject to double-blind peer assessment. The journal welcomes submissions from scholars worldwide.