Ústav dějin umění Akademie věd ČR, v. v. i.


The Bibliography Department collects and edits information for the ASEP and RIV publication databases of researchers employed at the Institute of Art History of the CAS.

The Bibliography Department  provides personal, telephone and e-mail consultations to researchers, researchers and other users, cooperates in the preparation of professional documents for scientific activities and in the processing of bibliographic lists and searches.

The department includes historical card catalogues containing more than 500,000 records of articles from Czech periodicals of the 19th and 20th centuries. The Card catalogues are made available with the support of the AV21 Strategy (Memory in the Digital Age programme) in the RETROBI system.


Opening hours

Consultation by prior appointment at



Bibliography of the journal Umění - Bibliography of the journal Umění 1953-2002, Bibliography of the journal Umění 2003-2012 in pdf format.

Retrospective Czech Art Historical Bibliography 1781-1986 - Foliage card catalogues of the IAH processed in the RETROBI system with the support of the AV21 Strategy, Memory in the Digital Age programme.

Information system abART - Information system of contemporary Czech visual arts of the Archive of Fine Arts, o. s.

VVP AVU - Bibliobase - The database is compiled by the Scientific Research Department of the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague.

Artlist - Database is a project of the Centre for Contemporary Art Prague, o. p. s. - Web portal of art and architecture libraries - Internet portal to the world of modern architecture. - An online journal of contemporary visual art that reflects on the art scene.

Artservis - Internet magazine about visual arts.

Czech subject bibliographies accessible on the Internet

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