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Proposal for Non-Aligned Monuments, Free Movement. Grimbergen: CC Strombeek, 2022.

Iconoclasm. Detroit: Library Street Collective, 2020.

Build Therefore Your Own World. London: Black Dog Books, 2017.

Tell it Like it Is!. Arnhem: Kunstcommissie van het Paleis van Justitie in Arnhem, 2008.

Sam Durant: Scenes from the Pilgrim Story: Myths, Massacres and Monuments. Boston: Massachusetts College of Art, 2007.

Sam Durant: 12 Signs: Transposed and Illuminated (with various Indexes). Gent: S.M.A.K., 2004.

Sam Durant: Proposal for White and Indian Dead Monument Transpositions. New York: Paula Cooper Gallery, 2005.

Monica Bonvicini/Sam Durant: Break It/Fix It. Vienna: Secession, 2004.

Sam Durant: Entropy in Reverse. New Plymouth: Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, 2004.

Sam Durant. Los Angeles: Museum of Contemporary Art; Düsseldorf: Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen; Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2002.


Untitled (Drone) Artist’s Zine. New York, High Line Art, 2021.

Aesthetic Dimension: Sam Durant präsentiert Herbert Marcuse. Hamburg: Materialverlag der HFBK, 2019.

Freedom?. Edited by Sam Durant. Kassel, A project to accompany Scaffold at dOCUMENTA (13), 2012.

Transforma. New Orleans: Transforma, 2010.

DIY: ID 517 Spring 2009. Edited by Nancy Buchanan and Sam Durant. Los Angeles: Lulu, 2009. (A project with students of CalArts)

ID 517: Special Topics in Art and Politics: A Not So Simple Case for Torture. Edited by Nancy Buchanan and Sam Durant, Paris: One Star Press, 2008. (A project with students of CalArts)

Black Panther: The Revolutionary Art of Emory Douglas. Edited by Sam Durant, New York: Rizzoli International Publishers, 2007.


“Scaffold - three years later”, September 2020.

“End White Supremacy”, May 2020.

“Hans Haacke and the Faces of Neoliberalism.” In: Hans Haacke: All Connected, Phaidon, 2019, 210.

“The death (or transformation) of an artwork as a political idea…” In The Death of the Artist. New York: Cabinet Books, 2018, 68-75.

“A Questionnaire on Monuments”, in October 165. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2018, 39.

“Art Is a Schoolhouse and a Tomb.″ In Siah Armajani: Follow This Line. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2018.

“Edward Said, Music and the Limits and Parallels and Paradoxes: Explorations in Music and Society.” This Long Century, December, 2011, 159.

“Open la Door o Rompo la Window!” In: Marcos Ramirez ERRE. Mexico: Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, 2011.

“Américas/Americas.” In: 8a Bienal de Arte de Panamá/8th Panama Art Biennial, 48-53. Panama: Fundacion Arte y Cultura, 2011.

“It Speaks to Me: Sam Durant on a 1953 Cold War Poster at the Wende Museum in Culver City.” Culture Monster, July 20, 2011.

“Production Notes.” Artforum, October 2007, SLVI, No.2, 335.

“Notes on Drift, Monuments: For Robert Smithson, L.A. MOCA October 2004.” In Drift, New York: GAS Gigantic ArtSpace, 2005.

“What the world needs now…Art and Politics: 22 artists respond.” frieze, November-December 2004, 76-89.

“Text on the Double Woodshed.” In Prophets of Boom: Werke aus der Sammlung Schürmann. Baden-Baden, Switzerland: Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Summer 2002, 154.

“Roots.” V Magazine, November-December 2002.

“Top Ten.” Artforum, November 2002, 71.

“Saving Graces.” Artforum, May 2001, XXXIX, No. 9, 151-152.


Sam Durant Revisits the “Scaffold″ Controversy Three Years Later. Hyperallergic Podcast by Hrag Vartanian, October 23, 2020.

“The Church of Ethical Cynicism.” by Luis Camnitzer and Sam Durant. Mousse Magazine, February-March 2012, n. 32, 198-203.

“Sam Durant and WochenKlausur.” SHIFTER 18: Intention, 2012, 101-104.

“Hans Haacke, The Power That Artists Have.” Flash Art, January-February 2010, Vol. XLIII, No. 270, 50-54.