Lady Gaga Is In Full Fetal Position On ‘ARTPOP’ Album Cover

Lady Gaga shattered expectations with the cover of her new album ARTPOP, which debuted on Clear Channel billboards across the country Monday (Oct. 7). The Jeff Koons-designed piece shows a nude statue of the Monster Matriarch, grabbing her breasts as she cradles a blue ball with Boticelli’s classic piece “The Birth of Venus” in the background.

She shook out her nerves on Twitter, writing, “I’m nervous and excited to share something that’s such a piece of my heart. Something I cherish deeply. A real depiction of my mind through his.” Her third studio effort, which includes a collaboration with Too Short, hits stores Nov. 11