Iconic magazine covers
The American Association of Magazine Publishers has selected the best magazine covers of the last forty years.
Rolling Stone, January 1981
The famous picture of John Lennon and Yoko Ono made in New York by photographer Annie Leibovitz. In fact, this last lifetime photo musician. A few hours after this great Lennon was gone.
Vanity Fair, August 1991
Shocking photo naked actress Demi Moore, located on the last month of pregnancy, is made of the same Annie Leibovitz after the resounding success of the movie "Ghost".
Esquire, April 1968
Muhammad Ali, pierced by six arrows, and the title "Passion of Muhammad Ali" appeared on the cover of Esquire after the scandal in connection with the boxer's refusal to serve in the US army on religious grounds. The consequence of this scandal was a disqualification, deprivation of title and this photograph in which he is represented in the image of St. Sebastian also suffered for their religious beliefs.
The New Yorker, March 1976
Saul Steinberg illustration depicts Manhattan and is called "the world's view with Ninth Avenue." She still is extremely accurately reflects the American geopolitics and the views of many ordinary Americans.
Esquire, May 1969
The artist Andy Warhol drowning in a Campbell's Soup Cans, which Warhol elevated to the rank of religious art object. Collage symbolizing the sunset pop art.
The New Yorker, September 2001
Barely visible on a black background Black silhouettes of the World Trade Center towers symbolize the tragedy of September 11th. Antenna north tower divides the letter W in the name of the magazine in half, representing a split of the world.
National Lampoon, January 1973
Unknown in Russian humor magazine applied to blackmail his readers: "If you do not buy this magazine, we will shoot you this dog!"
Esquire, October 1966
On the black cover says "Oh my God, we shot a little girl." The main material numbers, written by a legendary journalist John Sekom, investigated the events of the Vietnam War and is considered a reference point of the history of the "new journalism". The article consisted of 33,000 words, and still is the greatest article ever printed in Esquire.
Harper's Bazaar, September 1992
The first issue, which was released after the change of editor in chief. They became Liz Tilberis, which completely turned the magazine policy and brought it to the leading position in the fashion segment. The cover is placed Photo Linda Evangelista and an invitation to "Come in an era of elegance."
National Geographic, June 1985
Photo Iconic Steve MakKurra - 12-year-old Afghan girl, photographed them in a refugee camp on the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan as part of a study on the blue eyes of the Middle East.
LIFE, April 1965
18-week fetus is removed by the Swedish photographer Nilsson. It's part of his book "The Birth". The book was 8,000,000th edition 4 days.
TIME, April 1966
The red letters on a black background - "God is dead?". Articles in the rooms were not devoted to the theological and theosophical studies, as more and more becoming the popular atheism.
LIFE, special issue 1969
Dedicated to the lunar landing of American astronauts. On the cover of Buzz Aldrin photographed by Neil Armstrong.
Harper's Bazaar, April 1965
The image model Jean Shrimpton in a pink cardboard became a symbol of the '60s.
The Economist, September 1994
Cover the British The Economist, issued specifically for the American market, it has generated a lot of controversy. The room was not dedicated to pairing camels, and endless mergers and acquisitions.
TIME, June 1968
Number titled "Guns in America", was released shortly after the assassination of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy and called for restrictions on the sale and possession of weapons.
ESPN, June 1998
Flying Michael Jordan on a white background appeared on the cover of a sports magazine after winning a sixth NBA title. In the articles the question was asked, and when Jordan will stop. But basketball played his last game only 5 years later.
Esquire, December 2000
Smiling Bill Clinton in the last days of his presidency, photographed in a pose that refers us to the famous statue of Abraham Lincoln.
LIFE, November 1965
The image Vietcong prisoner with eyes and mouth taped. A few minutes after the shot the prisoner would shoot an American soldier, and it will be one of the most famous war crimes committed during the Vietnam War - "murder in Saigon."
TIME, September 2001
The image of burning WTC towers made Lyle Overko.
Entertainment Weekly, May 2003
My favorite American group Dixie Chicks stripped and painted himself in different words to protest against the invasion of Iraq. Many Americans then stopped loving girls and boycott their concerts.
LIFE, April 1965
A black and white photo taken by Larry Burrows at the moment when the soldiers in the rising helicopter returned fire from the enemy.
Playboy, October 1971
Darin Stern, the first African-American model, which appeared on the cover of Playboy.
Fortune, October 2001
People covered with ashes, walk down the street after a terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
Newsweek, November 2000
Half pictures - Bush and the other half - Gore. The 2000 election year, became the most controversial, outrageous and crazy in US history. Voices count and recount, the log output time of the winner was still not named. But then it became George W. Bush beating Gore by a few hundred votes.
Newsweek, July 1973
This room is on the scandal, known in the world under the name of Watergate and erupted after President Nixon was suspected of setting the listening equipment at the headquarters of the democrats.
Wired, June 1997
The Apple logo enmeshed in thorns wreath and accompanied by the slogan "Pray." The main article of the issue was "101 ways to save Apple" - the company is increasingly sliding towards collapse. Wired few hurried to a sad conclusion - in the same year the company returned to Steve Jobs, who was the only way to save the company, and it is based.
People, September 1997
The room was dedicated to the tragic death of Princess Diana in a car crash.
TIME, April 1997
The famous TV host and comedian Ellen DeGeneres made coming out and confirmed throughout the country, that it is - a lesbian: "Yeah, I'm gay." It was feared that this career can be and finish, the audience will not trust a lesbian, but it happened the other way around.
National Geographic, October 1978
"Conversations with a gorilla" - this is the material of the gorilla Koko, who photographed herself in the mirror. Physiologist Francine Patterson Coco taught sign language for 6 years - evidence of the success of the training were presented in this release NatGeo.