Posts Tagged With magazine cover

NYC Yellow Pages Cover

Peter Max’s magazine covers were found everywhere. So, what makes this one any different than the many created by Max? In 1970, Max’s art was on the cover of Manhattan Yellow Pages meaning millions of people saw it. His work was placed on their cover another two times, in 1973 and in 2001. These telephone books…

Ruth Ansel: ’65 Steve McQueen Issue

What is it: a 1965 cover of Harper’s Bazaar Designed by: Ruth Ansel, An image of: Steve McQueen Photographed by: Richard (Dick) Avedon (who was also guest editor)   One reason this cover is notable is because it is ground-breaking. This cover, by Ruth Ansel, was the first time a man was on the cover…

Charm Magazine

Charm Magazine was another important marker in Cipe Pineles Career. This was a collaboration between she and Helen Valentine under Street & Smith Publication. After successfully creating Seventeen Magazine they realized yet again that there was an “issue” with the female magazine industry. Adult women that were being represented in magazines, were not accurate to…

Fred Woodward typography

One of Fred Woodward’s most noteworthy spreads is a 1992 profile for Arnold Schwarzenegger. The spread features a photograph of Schwarzenegger sitting inside a giant inner tube on a beach, which Woodward used to make a typographic response by positioning the headline, which says “Mr. Big Shot,” around the photo in order to make the…

Fred Woodward Rolling Stone

This 1993 cover of Rolling Stone magazine featuring a topless Janet Jackson, whose chest is covered only by the hands of her then-husband René Elizondo, is one of the more iconic covers. Elizondo is not actually pictured, only his hands, so as not to take away from the statement the image is making. The cover was…