Visual ARTBEAT is a contemporary art magazine published since 2008.
In the first two years of publication, from 2008 to 2010, Visual Artbeat was a limited edition catalogue style art magazine for European and Middle Eastern art collectors and art enthusiasts and was distributed free of charge.
By the 6th Issue in 2011 Visual Artbeat became an independent, commercial publication located in Salzburg /Austria. The circulation remained the same, max. 1500 hard copies. Printed triannualy as 68 pages in full-color, distrubuted worlwide. Distribution portfolio comprised of ~ %70 Europe , %30 America and Middle East by the end of 2012.
By the 7th Issue in September 2011 Visual Artbeat started to feature “New Collections“ section. In February 2013, Visual Artbeat engineered a style overhaul of the magazine. Among other changes, the magazine has got a new logo and raised the number of featured articles.
In June 2013, Visual Artbeat, became an online-only publication, an Ezine with free access to all content. As a dynamic source for international contemporary art news it is updated about once a week and features the work of invited artists and the articles/essays of emerging authors.
Sebnem Basimi Holzer has been the managing editor since 2008.
Since 2008, Visual Artbeat has been spreading the word on contemporary art, supporting the work of leading and emerging international practitioners within their respective fields and allows artists and art professionals to interact and share ideas.
In June 2015, Visual Artbeat became an online non-commercial magazine.