It might be wise to admit that there is more bad than good abstract art, which has been compromised over the decades by a host of inept imitations. All the more reason to celebrate the masterworks in this difficult genre.
At Corton, late of TriBeCa, chemist- slash-chef Paul Liebrandt used to wrap raw fish in cotton candy, puff up beef tendon like fried pork rinds and turn potatoes into ice cream. A dinner date could easily hit $800 for its two- Michelin-starred cuisine.
New York University’s $1.9 billion plan to expand its campus has alienated faculty, angered residents and prompted lawsuits. Municipal bondholders remain unfazed, rewarding the school with the lowest borrowing costs since 2010.