Lenz Press

Founded by Edoardo Bonaspetti and Stefano Cernuschi in 2020 Milan, Lenz is a publishing house with an interdisciplinary approach. Visual arts form the backbone of the catalog. In parallel, Lenz publishes titles on theory, photography, architecture, design, and other disciplines shaping the contemporary cultural field.
Open to discovery and reappraisal, Lenz strives to form a distinctive selection of titles on prominent and emerging artists, writers, and visual practitioners, as well as spotlighting on previously unpublished pioneers.
Milan
 
15 titles
 
Alessandro Pessoli - Testa Cristiana
2022
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
forthcoming
A project for which Alessandro Pessoli brings together some previously created pieces and others made specifically for the spaces of the Cloisters of Sant'Eustorgio.
Shahryar Nashat - Keep Begging
2022
English edition
New monograph.
Vogliamo Tutto - Cultural Practices and Labor
2021
English edition
Thirteen artists were invited to reflect on the change of labor in the contemporary context.
Mauro Restiffe - Santo Sospir
2021
English edition
A series of images of Villa Santo Sospir in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, the "Tattooed Villa" transformed into an artwork by Jean Cocteau, whose Brazilian photographer Mauro Restiffe reveals the hidden details during a residency.
Leslie Thornton - Divine Drudgery
2021
English edition
Divine Drudgery is an artist book with collages and artworks by James Richards and Leslie Thornton, and contributions by artists, writers and poets centred around liminality and the aesthetics and politics of the invisible.
Hrair Sarkissian - The Other Side of Silence
2021
English edition
The first monograph of London-based Syrian-Armenian artist Hrair Sarkissian—one of the leading figures working with photography globally today.
Gili Tal - Spaces for Reflection
2021
English edition
Monograph.
Voices (Towards Other Institutions)
2021
English edition
An critical exploration of the public role of cultural institutions in times of global crisis.
Athanasios Argianas - Species Counterpoint
2021
English edition
Retrospective monograph.
 BANK - The BANK Fax-Bak Service
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
(last copies available!)
A comprehensive record of the London-based art collective BANK's notorious project from the late 1990s, a fierce critic of the language elements of the art market.
Diego Marcon - Three Works
2021
English edition
This monograph deals with Diego Marcon's overall practice through the analysis of three works.
Ann Böttcher - Works 2000-2020
2021
English edition
This major monographic publication is the first in-depth study of the oeuvre of Swedish artist Ann Böttcher.
Diego Marcon - Oh mio cagnetto
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Oh mio cagnetto is the artist's first book of writings, conceived as an artwork. It is a collection of 81 little poems that revolve around the missed and mourned figure of a puppy.
Chus Martínez - Corona Tales - Let Life Happen to You
2020
English edition
When she started writing the Corona Tales, Chus Martínez had been weighing how people and the media were addressing the outbreak of the virus as an unprecedented disaster. One possible contribution, as curator and writer, would be to write a short story a day and post it on an Instagram account that many could access…
Raphael Hefti - Salutary Failures
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
currently out of stock
First comprehensive monograph on Swiss artist Raphael Hefti (book printed by the artist himself with a specific technique making each copy a unique object).
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