Lady Gaga Releases ARTPOP Album Cover

Lady Gaga has unveiled the cover to her upcoming album, ARTPOP. She premiered the image, designed by artist Jeff Koons, on a billboard in Times Square on Monday, October 7.

The image features a naked sculpture of Gaga grabbing her breasts, while a blue sphere covers her crotch. Fragments of Botticelli's Birth of Venus occupy the background.

"I'm nervous&excited to share something that's such a piece of my heart. Something I cherish deeply. A real depiction of my mind through his," tweeted the Mother Monster, who later added, "One second I'm a Koons, then suddenly the Koons is me."

On Tuesday, the image was launched on twelve digital billboards worldwide.

ARTPOP hits November 11. Gaga will make her film debut in Machete Kills on Friday, October 11.

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