20 Feb 2017

Print & Art 57th Venice Biennale’ Arte Ponte Publications

Arte PonteVenezia, Veneto, Italy

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Opportunity Description

International Deadline: May 10; May 25; June 10, 2017 – During the upcoming 57th Venice Biennale held during May – November 2017 in Venice Italy, ARTE PONTE Publishing will be distributing selected books focused on various genres within contemporary art, created by living artists. Each artist has a min. of a double page, including a curator statement in two languages English and Italian.

Books are given complimentary to VIPs visiting our exhibition UTOPIA LOST?/UTOPIA FOUND! at Arte Ponte Heaquarters in Palazzo Corner Spinelli.

Artists are invited to submit for one selected volumn. There is no application fee, but a contribution to cover costs of administration (staff time), graphic layout, image editing, translations, printing and distribution will be required, to make this project possible. Information is provided in the form below.

Please select which book type (s) fits your artwork style and select if you would like two or more pages.


  • The Abstract expressionist (submission deadline 10th May 2017)
  • Abstract geometric (submission deadline 10th May 2017)
  • The contemporary figure (submission deadline 25th May 2017)
  • The contemporary still life:Masters Today (submission deadline 10 June 2017.

The book is predominantly complimentary for selected, key individuals. Due to limited funds, we can only sponsor a percentage of the production costs.

Hence, artists will be requested to pay a fee, that covers the work by writers, graphic designers, translators, administration and sales staff and the production costs plus air freight to Venice. Included in the fee are two complimentary copies of the book which will be shipped to the artist, including postage costs within the

US and Europe Fees:

  • USD 865.- double page
  • USD 1,514.- four pages *2 double pages
  • USD 2,162.- six pages *3 double pages

Visit us for more information and to apply.

ARTE PONTE is a Swiss non-profit association and institute that supports its members who are emerging and established visual artists, curators, designers and architects as well as and professionals within the art-world by fostering connections to a network of opportunities. Since 2009, the association has been promoting artists during selected art fairs in Paris, Venice, New York, Miami, Basel and Austria.

ARTE PONTE is present in three countries; with administrative offices in Basel, Switzerland; its global HQ (as of Jan 2017) cultural institute and exhibition space is in Venice, inPalazzo Corner Spinelli; and since 2013 in New York, where Arte Ponte hosts exhibitions with support of JanKossen Contemprary gallery in Chelsea, for selected curated exhibitions during Summer.

(as of 1. Jan 2017)
Administration, exhibition space and courses
Arte Ponte istituti culturali
Palazzo Croner Spinelli
San Marco,
30124 Venice, Italy
email: hello@arteponte.org

Exhibition space and courses
c/o JanKossen Contemporary
520W 20th street
New York NY 10011

Opp Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opp Types: Print & Art. Opp Tags: $0 Entry/Application Fee, Deadlines 05 May thru June, and Open to Artists Worldwide. Income: *No Application Fee and Publication.

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