Preview: The New Yorker Magazine – August 29, 2022

Illustration of the “Mona Lisa” blocking a view of her face with her palm.

Anita Kunz’s “No Photos, Please!”

The artist discusses the enduring allure of the “Mona Lisa,” the puzzle of celebrity, and which famous people she would invite to dinner.

By Françoise Mouly, Art by Anita Kunz

The Age of Instagram Face

How social media, FaceTune, and plastic surgery created a single, cyborgian look.

By Jia Tolentino

What Bob Dylan Wanted at Twenty-three

A portrait of the artist trying to move past “finger-pointing” songs, and finding a new voice in the process.

By Nat Hentoff

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