Jeff Koons is the closest thing to a household art-world name since Warhol, and he’s about to be fêted with shows all over New York. But in the art world itself, he can’t get any respect. By Carl Swanson
On the Cover: Jeff Koons. Photograph by Martin Schoeller for New York Magazine.
The rise of an ever-diversifying voting population has the Republicans scrambling to revise their party’s racial politics—present and past. By Frank Rich
The man who was almost leader of the free world feels Obama has failed the planet on the issue that matters to Gore most: climate change. By Steve Fishman
But has 44 really failed? Or could he succeed beyond anyone’s imagination? By Jonathan Chait
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Our dossier on the royal rebel.
Salad and girl talk with Noah Baumbach’s leading ladies.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
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“When I pick up the boy I take care of from school, and I have my nose ring in, I sense the other nannies looking at me all snooty.”
Avant-garde arts clubs, hard-partying secret collectives, and other conclaves that might just have you as a member.
Pasta and pizza that stand out from the crowd.
Chrysanthemum greens are best raw in salads, like this one from Yunnan Kitchen chef Travis Post.
With some of the city’s best regional Chinese food clustered in the Thirties, midtown has become one seriously hot neighborhood.
Why book critic Kathryn Schulz despises the novel.
The colossal vitality of Baz Luhrmann’s illusion and why Edelstein sort of liked The Great Gatsby.
Tobey Maguire on playing Gatsby's institutionalized narrator.
And why it’s the talk of the 2013 Frieze Art Fair.
The 50 comedians you should and will know next year.
The problem with Amanda Palmer’s tip jar.
Towers, stadiums, shopping centers: This is not what Flushing Meadows needs.
The Office’s late recovery.
Twenty-five things to see, hear, watch, and read.
Readers sound off on the spring 2013 design Issue, electronic cigarettes, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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