“It’s not me on the park bench!” says Luci Gutiérrez, the thirty-five-year-old artist from Barcelona who drew “I Love,” the cover of this week’s issue. “But I wear these kinds of hats—very French—so, I guess there is something of me in her,” she says. “I think of them as typical young New Yorkers. I spent some months living there, and I love to draw the people.
Cover of the April 1, 2013 issue. Get the story behind this week’s cover, “I Love” by Luci Gutiérrez, plus a slideshow of loving couples in Art Deco New Yorker covers from the nineteen-twenties: http://nyr.kr/1027v7Y