“Lolita’s” Graphic Content: Artists Re-Imagine the Novel’s Cover
Monday, February 22, 2010
Lo. Lee. Ta. If you could hand-pick the cover of Nabokov’s lip-biting schoolgirl classic, what would it be? Since 2007, Flickr user John Bertram has aggregated over 165 graphic designers' takes on a "Lolita" cover, which range from ubiquitous ponytails and lollipops to full-on Photoshop catastrophes (call us old fashioned, but panty-dropping is a bit blatant, no?). Check out the full collection here (warning: NSFW!) – below, four of our favorites.
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