1947, East Orange, New Jersey

A Lover's Tale Wedge Press [Wedge Pamphlet 13] 1983
In - Photography CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York 1982
Sarah Charlesworth: A Retrospective Site Santa Fe 1997
an anti-catalog  Artists Meeting for Cultural Change  1977 
Sex-Quake: Art After the Apocalypse [an exhibition in book form]  1st Art-Genes Portable Museum  1993
Somatogenics [curated with Cindy Sherman and Laurie Simmons] Artists Space, New York 1995
A Fatal Attraction: Art and the Media The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago 1982
A Forest of Signs: Art in the Crisis of Representation  The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 1989
Art & Social Change  Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio 1983
East Village USA The New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY  2004 
Empty Dress: Clothing as Surrogate in Recent Art [curator: Nina Felshin] Independent Curators, Inc., New York 1993
Image World: Art and Media Culture  Whitney Museum for American Art 1989 
Infotainment (18 Artists from New York) Nature Morte, New York 1985
Knowledge: Aspects of Conceptual Art  University Art Museum, Santa Barbara  2002 
La Biennale di Venezia 1976 - International Events Venice  1976 
Media Post Media Scott Hanson Gallery, New York 1988
Public Art [Lawler designed the catalogue for this exhibition] Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta 1985
Recent Tendencies in Black and White Sidney Janis Gallery, New York 1987
Robert Barry, Victor Burgin, Hamish Fulton, Gilbert & George, Hans Haacke, John Hilliard, Kosuth/Charlesworth, David Tremlett, Lawrence Weiner  Fruit Market Gallery, Edinburgh  1976 
The Art of Memory / The Loss of History  The New Museum of Contemporary Art  1986
The Interrupted Life [curated by France Morin. Including: Beuys, Boltanski, Calle, Charlesworth, Dittborn, Hatoum, Nauman, and Stilinovic] The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York 1991
The Last Picture Show The Walker Art Center  2003
The Photography of Invention: American Pictures on the 1980s  National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution 1989
The Pictures Generation 1974-1984 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 2009
The Real Big Picture The Queens Museum, New York 1986
Whitney Biennial 1985 [Richard Armstrong, John G. Hanhardt, Barbara Haskell, Richard Marshall, Lisa Phillips, and Patterson Sims] Whitney Museum of American Art 1985
Art After Modernism: Rethinking Representation  The New Museum of Contemporary Art  1984 
Conceptual Art: A Critical Anthology  MIT Press  1999
Fabrications: Staged, Altered, and Appropriated Photographs Abbeville Press, New York 1987
5000 Artists Return to Artists Space: 25 Years  Artists Space / D.A.P. Press  1998
Get the Message? A Decade of Art for Social Change [Lucy Lippard] E.P. Dutton 1984
On the Beaten Tack: tourism, art, and culture  The New Press, New York 1999
SoHo: The Rise and Fall of an Artists' Colony  Routledge 2003
Art-Language vol. 3 #2 Art & Language 1975 
Cover #3 Artcover, New York 1980
Heresies # 2 Patterns Of Communication and Space Among Women Heresies 1977
Journal of Contemporary Art Volume 1, #1 [interview] Spring 1988
The Fox #1 art & language  1975
The Fox #2  art & language  1975 
The Fox #3  art & language  1976
Wedge #3/4/5 Wedge  1985 
Sarah Charlesworth at Tony Shafrazi Artforum, Summer  1980