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Lenk's artworks include:
- Imperia, a ten-meter-tall rotating statue in the harbor of Konstanz, Germany, depicting a fictional courtesan from a short story by Balzac. Although it was highly controversial when installed in 1993, today it is "the most photographed attraction in the city". A detail from the sculpture, a nude figure of Pope Martin V, was displayed in the Konstanz train station in 2010, but was removed after complaints from the Catholic church and CDU politicians.
- A relief sculpture in the town square of Bodman-Ludwigshafen that shows various German politicians engaged in sexual play.
- A sculpture on the exterior of the office building in Berlin that houses die Tageszeitung, depicting the editor of a competing newspaper sporting an enormous penis.
- A sculpture of Volker Kauder wearing only a skirt made of bananas, like one worn by Josephine Baker, for a benefit auction.
- A statue of German writer Martin Walser wearing ice skates while he rides a horse that stands on the tails of two giant reclining mermaids in a fountain, at the boat landing in Überlingen.
- "Hölderlin im Kreisverkehr", a monument to German poet Friedrich Hölderlin installed in 2003 in a traffic roundabout in Lauffen am Neckar.
Lenk is the author or co-author of:
- Skulpturen: Bilder, Briefe, Kommentare (Konstanz: Stadler Verlagsges. Mbh, 2005, ISBN 978-3-7977-0516-7).
- Magische Säule Meersburg: Skulpturen (with Helmut Weidhase, Konstanz: Stadler Verlagsges. Mbh, 2007, ISBN 978-3-7977-0540-2).
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- "Peter Lenk", Südkurier, November 11, 2008.
- Degreif, Uwe (1997), Skulpturen und Skandale: Kunstkonflikte in Baden-Württemberg, Untersuchungen des Ludwig-Uhland-Instituts der Universität Tübingen (in German) 87, Tübinger Vereinigung für Volkskunde, ISBN 978-3-925340-99-4.
- "Ende einer Satire – Papst-Figur wieder entfernt", Focus (in German), July 14, 2010.
- "Comic Relief: Should Group Sex Be Public Art?", Der Spiegel, September 19, 2008.
- "Racy Relief Causes Controversy in Germany", ArtInfo, September 22, 2008.
- Hüetlin, Thomas (December 3, 2009), "Berlin's History Res-Erected: Giant Penis Sparks Bizarre Media War", Der Spiegel.
- Paterson, Tony (December 5, 2009), "Phallic insult sparks German media feud: Mural mocking editor incenses new rival who wants to be taken seriously", The Independent.
- "Kauder: "Gut getroffen!"", Neue Rottweiler Zeitung (in German), April 25, 2010.
- "Literatur: Überlingen ehrt Martin Walser", Die Zeit (in German), February 13, 2007.
- Fritz-Kador, Brigitte (March 20, 2008), "Eine neue Heimstatt für Hölderlin in Lauffen", Stuttgarter Zeitung.
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