The unveiling of the official album cover for ARTPOP was a worldwide event today. As the 27-year-old singer tweeted the artwork, it debuted on digital billboards in 18 cities around the world including London, Miami and Barcelona.
Created by Jeff Koons, the visual is a modern interpretation of Sandro Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus. If you know the lyrics for “Applause” well, you know Gaga name drops the artist in the song.
“FULL ARTPOP ALBUM COVER.’One second I’m a Koons, then suddenly the Koons is me!’ #ApplauseJeffKoons” – Lady Gaga via Twitter
The image of Lady Gaga giving birth to a blue orb isn’t just a portrait, but in fact a sculpture that will be exhibited on November 10 at the artRAVE ARTPOP’s release party! The next day, Gaga’s highly-anticipated album hits streets. What do you think of the official album artwork? Check out the original inspiration below and sound off.