Lady Gaga wore a flying dress to a party last night, because of course she did. More
Lady Gaga has finally released the music video for her latest single, “Applause,” directed by fashion photography powerhouse Inez & Vinoodh. Since the singer is currently preoccupied with a supposed “exchange” between arts and pop culture (as if one would somehow make the other better?), the video is predictably… arty.
It’s also kind of incoherent–a pastiche of performance, dance sequences and costumes for costumes’ sakes. But since Gaga is some kind of Russian nesting doll of pure expression and radio-friendly hooks–”art’s in pop culture in me”–we know that even her seemingly random fashion and beauty decisions have artistic value.
Using our two and a half semesters of art history class at the junior college, we’re here to guide you through some of the video’s most noteworthy looks. More
In case anyone needed reminding, Lady Gaga is an artist. Not with paint or whatever, though–it’s more of an amorphous, free-floating artistry with pop hooks and big choruses and a lot of insisting that art is happening. More
2013 is going to be fucking spectacular. I promise. More
Lady Gaga and Terry Richardson refuse to quit each other. More