Lyle Rexer is an independent critic, curator and writer. He is the author of numerous books, catalogue essays, and articles on art, architecture, and photography. He contributes to many publications and writes a regular column for Photograph magazine. He lives in Brooklyn and teaches at the School of Visual Arts. His website is under construction. Photo credit: Daguerreotype by Jerry Spagnoli.

Progress and the Pilgrim - DAMN° Magazine

Progress and the Pilgrim

Ahmed Mater’s Mecca

True Grit - DAMN° Magazine

True Grit

Jorge Otero-Pailos’ tales of dirt

Capitalism On Show - DAMN° Magazine

Capitalism On Show

The Museum of Capitalism has no shortage of material, but without redressing the foundations of human value, it might just be wishful thinking.

An Eye for the Big Apple - DAMN° Magazine

An Eye for the Big Apple

John Chiara’s captivating vistas

GOD BLESS - DAMN° Magazine


The wickedly poignant art of Jim Shaw

The Name of the Game - DAMN° Magazine

The Name of the Game

Design and Violence at MoMA