The power of the image

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Barry Blitt is really hitting it out of the park, isn’t he? When you get Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert to mimic your drawing in a year of intense political scrutiny, you have created an iconic image.

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Related: This week’s New Yorker cover (above) is an homage to Saul Steinberg (below.)
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Never dispute the power of the image to evoke and adapt.

Comments

  1. Nice covers.
    They all work in my opinion.

  2. christopher says:

    I’ve got the EW cover at home, and what is amazing his how Colbert absolutely nails the Michelle Obama from the NYer. For all the talk of Jim Carrey’s “rubbery features,” I think Colbert matches him.

    Or it could be Photoshopped.

  3. Charlie Hancock says:

    The Nation has a clever play on the New Yorker cover: http://www.thenation.com/images/_img/20080929/toc.jpg

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