Cover story: the art of American magazine covers 1900-1950

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Chronicle Books, Jun 1, 1996 - Art - 144 pages
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Uncle Sam. The Gibson Girl. Some of America's most memorable images made their debuts on the covers of magazines. During the Golden Age of the American magazine cover, the corner newsstand was a veritable gallery for some of the country's leading illustrators, artists, and cartoonists. This volume showcases over 200 remarkable covers from publications as diverse as Saturday Evening Post, Harper's Bazaar, Fortune, Good Housekeeping, and Vanity Fair. 280 color illustrations.

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About the author (1996)

Steven Heller is the art director of the NY Times Book Review and co-chair of the MFA Design program at the School of Visual Arts. He is the editor of the AIGA online journal, VOICE. He is a contributing editor to PRINT, EYE, Baseline, and ID. He writes f

Louise Fili is principal of Louise Fili Ltd, specializing in food packaging and restaurant identities. She is coauthor with Steven Heller of "Italian Art Deco, Dutch Moderne, Streamline, Cover Story, British Modern, Deco Espana, German Modern, French Modern, Typology, Design Conoisseur, Counter Culture, Stylepedia, Euro Deco", "Scripts", and "Vintage Type and Graphics". She has also written and designed "A Civilized Shopper s Guide to Florence" and "Italianissimo". In 2004 she was inducted into the Art Directors Hall of Fame. She lives in New York.

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