There have been many iconic magazine covers over the years. The cover of Time magazine, designed by Art Spiegelman and Francoise Mouly, is one of the best-known examples. At first glance, it looks completely black, but closer examination reveals the silhouettes of the World Trade Center towers. Another iconic cover is a 1967 photograph by Paul Schutzer, featuring a Vietcong prisoner with taped-closed eyes. This photographer tragically died while reporting the Six-Day War in Vietnam.
Glamour’s cover of Adriana Lima
In 2007, the Brazilian model and actress appeared on Glamour’s cover in the magazine’s September issue. Since then, Lima has worked for several leading fashion houses and has graced many magazine covers and editorials. During her short career, she has appeared in a variety of commercials and signed deals with other companies. In 2011, Lima signed a deal with the social gaming company Megacity by Votsu and appeared in several commercials. Throughout her career, she has worked with some of the top fashion photographers, including the renowned Annie Leibovitz, Bruce Weber, Inez van Lamsweerde, and Mario Sorrenti.
Vanity Fair’s cover of Demi Moore
The 1991 Vanity Fair cover of Demi Moore was a groundbreaking photo shoot. The cover of Vanity Fair featured Moore nude and had a worldwide effect. The image sold 1.2 million copies and changed the way pregnancy photo shoots were portrayed. Until then, pregnant celebrities were photographed chest-deep, but this cover changed all that. Vanity Fair’s cover of Demi Moore was shot by Annie Leibovitz.
People Magazine’s cover of LeBron James
A recent People Magazine cover has caused much debate. The image of LeBron James and Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen was controversial, and it was met with mixed reactions. Some people see James as savage and wild, and others think he’s a white woman’s dream. But the truth is much more complicated. The issue is both about race and fashion. The cover image is an attempt to appeal to both men and women.
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Harper’s Bazaar’s cover of Ana Beatriz Barros
The Brazilian model Ana Beatriz Barros makes her cover debut in the November 2011 issue of Harper’s Bazaar Spain. She poses on a gorgeous beach in a swimsuit for the magazine’s cover. Koray Birand photographed the cover of this issue. The stunning cover captures the model’s sexy and sensuous appeal. She possesses the perfect mix of femininity and sophistication.
Esquire’s cover of President Bill Clinton
The controversial image on Esquire’s December 2000 cover of President Bill Clinton prompted a backlash on both sides of the political spectrum. The photo, shot by Platon in a New Jersey hotel room, was meant to evoke the Lincoln Memorial, but was instead seen as sexy and inappropriate. The controversial cover evoked images of the Monica Lewinsky scandal, which prompted many to question the photographer’s decision.