New Yorker “Spring Blossoms” Cover Painting by Kadir Nelson

February 18, 2019 | New York, NY – Check out the new cover for The New Yorker by Kadir Nelson SPRING BLOSSOMS, an ode to the beauty of springtime flowers, the opera, and an elegant young woman. This beautiful opera attendee commands the attention of theatre goers with her sophisticated hairstyle, classy cocktail dress, and refined butterfly opera glasses. The model, Jungmiwha, whose name means “beautiful flower,” is surrounded by a lively Korean antique watercolor art-inspired pattern replete with butterflies, ladybugs, and spring blossoms. The flowers in her hair, in the background, and on her dress accentuate the meaning of her name. Prints available at

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