Publications closely accompany the exhibitions at the m.a.x. museo and Spazio Officina, documenting all the research carried out. The catalogues belong to a series embodying a precise editorial project, both by format and structure of the catalogues and the sequence of contents.
Each catalogue contains the opening essays by the editors and authoritative experts and practitioners of the subject dealt with. Then follows the section devoted to the plates in colour or black and white illustrating all the works on display, with a catalogue of the works, a documentary appendix and detailed biography accompanied by images and a specific bibliography.
In the case of contemporary artists, the catalogues are enriched with a direct testament in the form of an interview with those who have known and appreciated the work of the subjects of the exhibitions. The series of catalogues is organised exactly like the exhibitions: