With new exhibitions from Hirst, the Gelitin Collective, Leonardo Drew, and more on view in New York, Roberta Smith takes time out to ask “what makes an art bad boy?” Her run down of the collected shows is well worth reading, a primer of sorts of the men making waves in the current contemporary art scene. Her look isn’t just limited to the living, as Haring’s “Mural for St. Patrick’s Day Care.”

All in all the piece makes good reading, and also brings you swiftly up to speed with several new New York gallery shows.

Find it at the New York Times. Read on to view some selected slides.

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