New Yorkers rate their critics in this weeks Time Out New York issue. The somewhat figure skating like rating system was based on "K=Knowledge S=Style T=Taste A=Accessibility I=Influence AVG=Average score". Some of the winners:
• Jerry Saltz of the Village Voice took the gold in the art criticism category, his wife Roberta Smith took the silver.
• J. Hoberman of the Village Voice took the lead in the movie critics category.
You can read about them all, and get the list of winners in the other categories (books, dance, food, classical music and theater), here. Panelists included: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Chuck Close, Matthew Perpetua, Rob Tannenbaum and John Wyszniewski.