The conventional wisdom used to be that ages 0 to 3 were
the key to future success. But new research suggests
that adolescence may play an even more important role in shaping
the self—and that there might be no more damaging
place to spend those years than high school. By Jennifer Senior
On the Cover: Detail from Lost and Alone, 2007, by Michael Scoggins. Photograph by Victor Prado/New York Magazine.
For the past two decades, Larry Gagosian has been by a wide margin the most powerful gallerist in the world. Now he’s facing two bruising lawsuits, an exodus of some of his most prized talent, and, at the very least, the loosening of his vise grip on the world’s art markets. By Eric Konigsberg
No one nailed the eighties quite like Bret Easton Ellis, author of Less Than Zero and American Psycho. He may never write a novel again, but he’s still a vital social observer — on his Twitter feed. By Vanessa Grigoriadis
Here, highlights from the historic competition.
Secret protocols not included.
Too good to forgive.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
Sniping about Lou Reed with the vanguard composer and former Velvet before an orchestra-backed nostalgia-tour stop at BAM.
“I am not a tool of Rudy Giuliani,” says mayoral candidate Joe Lhota. But escaping the shadow of America’s mayor may be tougher than he thinks.
A log carrier, flip wall clock, and more new stuff in stores.
“Everyone said, ‘You’ll move to New York City and meet someone amazing,’ but for every one straight guy, I meet ten gay ones.”
At Tribeca Canvas, the once over-the-top Iron Chef scales down.
Flavor-packed pink grapefruit from Florida reaches its peak in January.
It’s not just for dessert anymore.
The urbanite’s guide to a home with a hearth.
From boots and bags to candy and housewares, Scandinavian design is everywhere. No passport required.
Why David Edelstein hates the Oscars.
Golden Globe winners take a moment backstage.
The Prototype festival took risks, some of which didn’t pay off—and all of which made it feel necessary.
Scott Brown on the knotty Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
The showrunner of Enlightened would like to make you squirm.
Yes, Kate Middleton’s portrait is terrible. But she, and Britain, got exactly what they wanted.
Robin Rhode turns a gallery into a coloring book.
A first look at Cole's Greenwich Village, opening this week in the old Lyon space.
Readers sound off on Elizabeth Wurtzel, SoulCycle, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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