Iconic Magazine Covers

Iconic Magazine Covers

The Inside Stories Told by the People Who Made Them

Book - 2018
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"Iconic Magazine Covers is an oral history of the stories behind the most innovative and controversial magazine covers, as told by the people who created them. The book displays the covers on a full page opposite the history of the design as told by the key figures in its making, plus a credits sidebar. Among the 100 magazines are covers from Playboy, Esquire, Life, Nova, People, National Lampoon, National Geographic, Wired, The New York Times Magazine, Harper's Bazaar, Bloomberg Businessweek, Essence and Vanity Fair. Historic covers include John Lennon, nude, lying on a bed with Yoko Ono, dressed (Rolling Stone); the black shadows of the World Trade Towers on a black background (The New Yorker); the first use of a black fashion model (British Vogue) and a lesser known fashion portrait of Princess Diana, published after her death (Vogue)."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ontario ;, Buffalo, New York :, Firefly Books,, 2018.
©2018
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780228101178
0228101174
Characteristics: 256 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Summary: "Iconic Magazine Covers is an oral history of the stories behind the most innovative and controversial magazine covers, as told by the people who created them. The book displays the covers on a full page opposite the history of the design as told by the key figures in its making, plus a credits sidebar. Among the 100 magazines are covers from Playboy, Esquire, Life, Nova, People, National Lampoon, National Geographic, Wired, The New York Times Magazine, Harper's Bazaar, Bloomberg Businessweek, Essence and Vanity Fair. Historic covers include John Lennon, nude, lying on a bed with Yoko Ono, dressed (Rolling Stone); the black shadows of the World Trade Towers on a black background (The New Yorker); the first use of a black fashion model (British Vogue) and a lesser known fashion portrait of Princess Diana, published after her death (Vogue)."-- Provided by publisher.

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