Saturday, February 25, 2017

Image Of The Day: Putin's Butterfly

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Cover art: Barry Blitt

The New Yorker has captured the zeitgeist of life in the U.S. since 1925, and this week's cover is no exception. It's a take off on the magazine's first cover (below). It's also the first time that the "New Yorker" in the magazine's title is in a foreign language -- in this case, Russian/Cyrillic, appropriately.

Here's the iconic image from the very first edition of The New Yorker in February, 1925 by artist Rea Irvin:

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