ll’Editions: The Leporello Series

Published: 06.17.21 Category: Books
ll’Editions: The Leporello Series

The Leporello Series is a new series of accordion folded artist’s book, published by ll’Editions. Inhabiting a space between book and paper sculpture, the leporellos are printed on delicate Mohawk Superfine Eggshell paper. Each volume in the series is limited to 250 numbered copies and come in a bespoke rigid box, with the title hot foiled both on its front and on its spine, allowing it to sit comfortably in a bookshelf when not on display. N° 03 and N° 04 will also be in stock.

Leporello N° 01 by Heimo Zobernig

Leporello N° 01 by Heimo Zobernig

Leporello N° 01 by Heimo Zobernig

Leporello N° 01 by Heimo Zobernig

Heimo Zobernig (b. 1958) is an Austrian artist widely acclaimed for his works in a variety of media, ranging from painting and sculpture to video, performance and site specific installation and design.

Books and posters constitute a significant part of Zobernig’s oeuvre, who has engaged with publishing as a way to explore the linguistic aspects of art since 1980. Functioning as a natural extension of his artistic production, Zobernig’s output to date includes well over 100 artist’s books, catalogues and monographs, and an equal amount of posters.

Zobernig has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions and his works are held in the collections of a number of notable institutions around the world.

Leporello N° 02 by Micah Lexier

Leporello N° 02 by Micah Lexier

Leporello N° 02 by Micah Lexier

Leporello N° 02 by Micah Lexier

Micah Lexier is a Toronto-based artist whose activities include making, collecting and organizing. He has a deep interest in measurement, increment, found imagery and display structures. Lexier’s projects range in scale from limited edition multiples to massive public sculptures. He has presented over 100 solo exhibitions, participated in more than 200 group exhibitions and has produced a dozen permanent public commissions. 

In 2013 The Power Plant Art Gallery in Toronto hosted a fifteen-year survey exhibition of Lexier’s work entitled One, and Two, and More Than Two and in 2015 Lexier was honoured with a Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts. Lexier has produced dozens of publications including I’m Thinking of A Number, a 30-year survey of Lexier’s ephemera, published by the Press of the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design, and Call Ampersand Response, a 392-page bookwork made in collaboration with Michael Dumontier, which was published this year by Lars Mülller Publishers. 

Lexier’s work is in numerous public and corporate collections including The British Museum (London, England), the Contemporary Art Gallery (Sydney, Australia), and The National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa). Lexier is represented by Birch Contemporary, Toronto.