China Cover by Ai Weiwei

Publication: TIME Magazine
Date: June 17, 2013

Ai Weiwei has never held back when it comes to voicing his opinions on his motherland. Just a month ago, TIME's managing editor Rick Stengel unveiled the Chinese artist and activist's cover, praising it as "the most beautiful cover we've ever done in our history." Made from the traditional Chinese art of papercutting, it is easily one of the most eye-catching, if not most beautiful news magazine covers we've seen.

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