ABC No Rio  1980  
A.I.R. Gallery 1972  
Art in General  1981  
Artists Space  1972  
Bullet Space  1985  
Collaborative Projects [Colab] 1977  
Exit Art  1982  
Fashion Moda 1978  
55 Mercer 1970  
Franklin Furnace  1976  
112 Workshop / 112 Green Street [White Columns] 1970 / 1979  
Kenkeleba House  1974  
PAD/D - Political Art Documentation / Distribution  1980  
Printed Matter 1976  
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center [the Institute for Art and Urban Resources] 1971 / 1976  
Public Art Fund  1977  
Storefront for Art and Architecture  1982   
The Alternative Museum 1975  
The Drawing Center 1977  
The Kitchen  1971  
The New Museum 1977  
ABC No Rio Dinero: The Story of a Lower East Side Art Gallery  ABC No Rio with Collaborative Projects 1985
Alternative Art New York 1965-1985 [book by Julie Ault] The Drawing Center / University of Minnesota Press 2002
Alternatives in Retrospect: An Historical Overview 1969-1975  [catalogue by Jacki Apple] The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York 1981
Studio International Vol. 195 No. 990 - Special Issue: Art Galleries & Alternative Spaces [periodical] Studio International 1980
The Decade Show: Frameworks of Identity in the 80s The New Museum of Contemporary Art + 1990
Art After Modernism: Rethinking Representation  The New Museum of Contemporary Art  1984 
Art in America [The Rise of the Alternative Space] July-August  1977 
Art Matters: How the Culture Wars Changed America  New York University Press 1999
But is it Art? The Spirit of Art as Activism  Bay Press  1995 
Discourses: Conversations in Postmodern Art and Culture  The New Museum of Contemporary Art and MIT Press  1990
Mapping the Terrain: New Genre Public Art Bay Press 1995
Real Life Magazine: Selected Writings and Project s 1979-1994  Primary Information, New York 2006
Thinking About Exhibitions  Routledge 1996
Who Cares Creative Time Books 2006
"Other Voices, Other Rooms: The Rise of the Alternative Space "  Art in America, July-August 1977
Special Issue: Art Galleries & Alternative Spaces  Studio International, #1 1980
"The Role of an Alternative Museum" by Geno Rodriguez (interview with Mark O'Brien) Reimagining America: The Arts of Social Change 1990
10 Downtown / 10 Years [important essay by Lawrence Alloway discussing the early period of alternative spaces in NYC] 112 Workshop and P.S.1 1978