Image features a magazine cover consisting of a black and white photograph of Howard Stern with three large superimposed red blocks containing slanted white text in Futura Bold forming the phrase, “I hate myself,” with a smaller block below adding, “and you love me for it.” “Esquire” is printed in red along the top of the design. Printed in red blocks, also with Futura Bold slanted white text, upper left: Shocking but True! / HOWARD STERN / BLITZES AMERICA / By Barbara Kruger. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object.

Magazine cover design consisting of a black and white photograph of Howard Stern with three large superimposed red blocks containing slanted white text in Futura Bold forming the phrase, “I hate myself,” with a smaller block below adding, “and you love me for it.” “Esquire” is printed in red along the top of the design. Printed in red blocks, also with Futura Bold slanted white text, upper left: Shocking but True! / HOWARD STERN / BLITZES AMERICA / By Barbara Kruger.

Featured Image: Magazine cover, I Hate Myself and You Love Me for It, Esquire, Vol. 117, No. 5, May 1992; Designed by Barbara Kruger (American, b. 1945) for Esquire (New York, New York, USA); Published by Hearst Communications (New York, New York, USA); Offset lithograph on paper; 27.3 × 22.9 cm (10 3/4 × 9 in.); Gift of Steven Heller, 1996-74-280

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