So now we know: If Al Gore hadn't invented the Internet in the 1980s, the art world, circa 1993, would have spawned it instead. The New Museum's nostalgia trip "NYC 1993" surfs through five floors of primordial DIY video epics, outré sex, and self-absorbed bloviating of the sort that, two decades later, are a mere click away. A well-wrought exhibition of uneven quality—the curators limited themselves to art made and exhibited in New York City that year—"NYC 1993" alternately... More >>>