The preview of the 52nd International Art Exhibition of the Biennale di Venezia will be held from 7th to 9th June, 2007 at the Arsenale and Giardini venues and is intended only for the Professionals and the Press.

Requests for invitations by Professionals (artists, directors and curators of museums, teachers, collectors, gallerists, and representatives of cultural institutions) must be addressed to:, enclosing the application form duly filled in.

The Events Office and the Press Office will take into consideration application forms arriving no later than April 30th, 2007.

Countries invited to the 52nd International Art Exhibition

The 52nd International Art Exhibition will take place from June 10 to November 21, 2007, directed by the American curator, critic and artist Robert Storr. To date, 86 countries have been invited to take part in the 52nd Exhibition:

Afghanistan, Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czek Republic and Slovak Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, Nordic Countries: Finland, Norway, and Sweden, People’s Republic of China, Poland, Portugal, Republic of South Africa, Republic of Azerbaijan, Republic of Armenia, Republic of Belarus, Republic of Cyprus, Republic of Korea, Republic of Moldova, Republic of Slovenia, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, Spain, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela, Central Asia Pavilion: Kazakhistan, Kyrgystan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan, Italo-Latin American Institute: Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, and Peru