The issue is the first of two, bracketing our anniversary year. It returns to the magazine’s founder editor Clay Felker’s original mission.
For the 50th anniversary issue, we asked artist Alex Katz, who is 90, to revisit his 1940s “Subway Drawings.”
That Richard Nixon eggplant, maybe the funniest page New York has ever published.
From Spike Lee, Mimi Sheraton, Donald J. Trump, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies at the time of the first issue of New York, dated April 8, 1968.