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New Yorkistan

February 1, 2012

One of my all-time favorite New Yorker covers by Maira Kalman and Rick Meyerowitz.  After 9/11, the duo remade the map of New York and it’s neighborhoods as a collection of places based on Middle Eastern countries.  Part zeitgeist, part humor, and part response to the nation’s growing Islamophobia, this cover is both cheeky and controversial.

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