On Sunday, Lady Gaga unveiled the cover art for her upcoming single, "Applause," via Women's Wear Daily, a calculated move that indicates the importance fashion will play in ARTPOP's roll out.And... it's intense.Gaga has her Playboy mouth open once again in the close-up shot, which has her smattered with colorful makeup under a head wrap, poking out between sheets. Given the song's title, it clearly has something to do with her role as the performer — this is who she becomes for the sake of...Read Full Story
(Instagram)Lady Gaga doesn't really have to do much at all to generate interest in her upcoming album, ARTPOP. The pop songstress has remained out of the spotlight for so long, she's drummed up a significant amount of anticipation for her Next Big Move by mere fact of offering so little. So really, she didn't need to strip off all her clothes for V magazine. No, she did this for fun.Photographers Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin posted a very revealing shot of Ms. Mother Monster to...Read Full Story
Vinoodh Matadin is a Dutch fashion photographer who always works with Inez van Lamsweerde. The duo has shot campaigns for Balenciaga, YSL, Chloé, Stella McCartney, Valentino, Jean-Paul Gaultier, and many others.