Risky Covers?

Esquire Magazine cover

“The great master of the conceptual magazine cover was the art director George Lois who created so many legendary covers for Esquire in the 1960s.  When Muhammad Ali was convicted of draft evasion and stripped of his heavyweight boxing title, Lois depicted him as the martyred St. Sebastian, with arrows sticking out of his body — and he drowned Andy Warhol in a can of Campbell’s soup!”  (quote by Annie Liebovitz)

Check out all of the stories behind each of these provocative Esquire covers:
http://www.georgelois.com/esquire.html

 

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