Yes, the hair is certainly iconic especially in a swirl of psychedelic color made famous by Milton Glaser with a poster for Dylan’s first greatest hits album back in the day. But this dramatic black and white illustration by Malika Favre for The New Yorker heralding Bob’s achievement as the chosen Laureate for a Nobel Prize plays with his love for sunglasses as a resilient and cherished piece of his persona. With collar turned up to face the brisk and ever present challenges of leaders and parking meters, every day for Bob is indeed… Sunday.
Sunrise. Directly quoted from the issue: “Pick an outdoor setting. Any season. Any reason. Picture a perfect couple. Complete the scene with that essential accessory, the perfect sunglasses… because the sun knows no season… and sunglasses are so cool, they’re always hot.” —JJS