The American Society of Magazine Editors awarded its magazine “Cover of the Year” for 2018 to Time magazine for its Oct. 15, 2018, cover “Her Lasting Impact,” depicting Dr. Christine Blasey Ford.
MediaPost reports that the illustration by San Francisco-based artist John Mavroudis depicts Ford as she raises her hand to swear in at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing where she accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. The image uses words and phrases from Ford’s testimony to create her likeness.
Mavroudis, who drew each letter by hand, is quoted telling Time in October: “The memory quotes would be attached to her forehead area, and the quotes about wanting to help I placed on her hand. The hand could be seen as welcoming, but also deflecting.”
Here’s the cover …