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Delirious at the New Museum

Rem Koolhaas has thoughts and theories about Manhattan. They are most prominently documented in his 1978 book “Delirious New York,” in which he claims Manhattan as “the 20th century’s Rosetta Stone.”
On Wednesday night, the Dutch architect found himself living his theory on the culture of congestion. Koolhaas was this year’s honoree at the New Museum’s spring gala, and before dinner he could be spotted towering above the dense cocktail crowd, penned off in just a side sliver of Cipriani Wall Street. You could barely wade through the VIP masses, but if you tried you were sure to run into the likes of Kaws — just days after his “The Simpsons”-inspired “The Kaws Album” painting sold for $14.7 million during auction in Hong Kong, a new record for the low-key pop artist — or maybe Sienna Miller and gallerist beau Lucas Zwirner, or Rashid Johnson — whose first feature film will be out on HBO this Saturday — or David Byrne, or Cindy Sherman, or Nari Ward, whose survey of work, “We the People,” is currently on view at the museum.
“The museum does such great shows,” said Byrne. “They kind of color outside the lines.”
Spotlit on the wall before dinner was

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