One thing about life in New York City — it sure builds caricature. You can see it in the portraits of sports stars, socialites, and other luminaries making up an engaging new exhibit at The New York Public Library. Celebrity Caricature in America presents the work of such artists as Al Hirschfeld, Ralph Barton, and Will Cotton, whose renderings of the famous often revealed more about the cult of personality than photos ever could. Through August 31. (212) 869-8089, www.nypl.org