Today is the 13th anniversary of the attacks on the Twin Towers and a day of sober reflection on that world-changing day. Unsurprisingly The New Yorker has dedicated several covers to the tragedy and its aftermath over the years, and this week they posted a slideshow of 12 of the best. From Art Spiegelman and Françoise Mouly’s dark-outlined early contribution to more satirical efforts in subsequent years, the covers provide a potent reminder of the power illustration can still wield in modern society.
See the whole selection on The New Yorker website.
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- Chris (Simpsons Artist)'s surreal but accurate illustrations of creative jobs
- Benedict Redgrove’s beautifully hypnotic film about how a tennis ball is created
- Ian Davis’ picturesque paintings of bureaucratic dystopia
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