What makes an iconic magazine cover? It does more than sell magazines. It defines a place and time in our history. It stirs controversy at the moment, but stands the test of time.
Here are five covers that moved from the magazine stand, to iconic stature.
The New Yorker, March 29, 1976: Steinberg Map of New York
Much pariodied and mimicked, This portrayal of a New Yorker’s view of what the rest of the United States looks like was drawn by the legendary Saul Steinberg, and is now owned by the world.