1. “Philippe Petit’s 1974 high-wire walk between the Twin Towers always had something of the miraculous. Five years after 9/11, it seemed like a fitting way to represent the strength of the human spirit, even when faced with tragedies.”

    - Art Editor Françoise Mouly on “Soaring Spirit,” by John Mavroudis and Owen Smith, Sept. 11, 2006

    Click here for more photos of, and Françoise Mouly’s comments on, other 9/11-related New Yorker covers.

    (Source: newyorker)

     
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