Painting by Numbers: Komar & Melamid's Scientific Guide to Art, Jo Ann Wypijewski, ed. (New York: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1997). Includes essay by Arthur C. Danto.

K&M invited by curator Germano Chelante to participate at Armory Show at Venice Biennale. Reviewed by Roberta Smith, “Silence in Venice,” The New York Times, May 14.

Most Wanted & Least Wanted Music, a collaboration with composer David Soldier, is performed at the Knitting Factory, New York. CD released by The Dia Foundation.

Jeffrey Hogrefe publishes an article, “Komar and Melamid’s Dreams: Dannheisser’s Prima Donnas,” The New York Observer (October 20), p. 30.

Kim Levin, Voice Choices, The Village Voice (November 4).

Komar & Melamid, Die Beliebten und Ungeliebten Bilder, curated by Evelyn Weiss and Mark Scheps, Ludwig Museum, Cologne, with catalog.

It’s a Better World, Wiener Secession, Austria, curated by Joseph Backstein & Johanna Kandl, with catalog.

K&M with David Soldier, The People’s Choice Music, 1997, cover of CD.