ASME's Top 40 Best Magazine Covers of the Last 40 Years:
December 10, 2001
This New Yorker magazine cover by Maira Kalman and Rich Meyerowitz features a map of New Yorkistan where the city is divided into Middle Eastern names. The pastel map pastel map showed a flat, bird's-eye view of New York City drawn in pen and wash. It echoed Saul Steinbergs map View of the World from 9th Avenue, published on the cover of The New Yorker on March 29, 1976 (ranking no. 4 on this Top 40 list).