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Art of This Century: Ten Unknowns at Lincoln Center

You can count on one hand the successful plays about the art world, but Jon Robin Baitz has achieved just that with Ten Unknowns, which opened this past spring at Lincoln Center Theatre’s Mitzi Newhouse venue, and is looking at an extended New York run. Baitz’s script centers on Malcolm Raphelson, a painter whose brief vogue, in the 1950s, was cancelled by the rise of the Abstract Expressionists. Now, in 1992, he is an alcoholic recluse, holed up in a Mexican farmhouse. His agent,

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