Photos: Lady Gaga’s New York ArtPop Pop-Up Exhibition

Posted by The G on November 13, 2013 under Artsy Fartsy | Read the First Comment

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Lady Gaga Art Pop

Lady Gaga Art Pop

New York Little Monsters!  You have mere hours to see a pop-up exhibit of all things ArtPop.  Lady Gaga’s new album “ArtPop” dropped this week and to celebrate, she opened a 3 day only exhibit of Gaga ephemera in both New York and Los Angeles.

"Do What You Want" art work

“Do What U Want” art work

Hanging from the walls are gigantic canvases of the artwork that will feature on upcoming singles.

Lady Gaga and Jeff Koons

Lady Gaga and Jeff Koons

Photos of her working with the CD cover artist Jeff Koons also feature throughout the exhibit.

Lady Gaga - Costumes

Lady Gaga – Costumes

Many of her costumes are also on display.

Dope cover art

“Dope” cover art

The horrifying cover art of “Dope” where Gaga has a creepy looking grill in her mouth can also be seen.

I need you more than dope

I need you more than dope

Lyrics from “PopArt” are all over the walls of the pop-up space.

Binary Chair

Binary Chair

Gaga’s “Binary Chair” that was featured in photo shoots is also on exhibit.

Gypsy artwork

“Gypsy” artwork

Lots of nudity features in the artwork for the singles on this album.  Above is Stephen Klein’s photo for “Gypsy.”

Gazing balls!

Gazing balls!

If you are fascinated by Jeff Koons’ “Gazing Ball,” you can see photos from his 2013 exhibit of the same name here (link will open in a new window).

The Meat Dress!

The Meat Dress!

The infamous meat dress is on display (though it looks a little bit like beef jerky now).

One Second I'm A Koons Then Suddenly The Koons Is Me

One Second I’m A Koons Then Suddenly The Koons Is Me

This is possibly the best lyric Gaga has ever had, according2g.

The Merch!

The Merch!

Last, but certainly not least – there is merch for sale!  Go ga ga for Gaga at The Lady Gaga ARTPOP Pop Up Store. The exhibit runs from Monday November 11 – Wednesday November 13, from Noon to 9:00 PM Daily! Find it at 417 West 14th Street just West of Ninth Avenue (Near the Apple Store).  The Los Angeles exhibit is located at 1538 North Cahuenga Blvd.  You can see more NY photos at Worley Gig.  Rah rah, oh ma ma!

An Encounter with Lady Gaga

Posted by The G on August 24, 2013 under Encounters with G | Be the First to Comment

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Lady Gaga and Geoffrey Dicker 2013

Lady Gaga and Geoffrey Dicker 2013

Lady Gaga!  Arguably the biggest star in the music world in 2013 and whether you like her or hate her, she is EVERYWHERE!  She has been rehearsing (pretty close to my house, I might add) for her appearance on the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards and when word spread that she was in town, Gaga fans from near and far camped out at her studio to get a glimpse of ‘Mother Monster.’   I met Gaga a few years ago when she was first becoming a mega-star and I was so impressed by how nice she was towards her fans.  Since that time, her fame and fan base has only grown exponentially.  By the time she was getting ready to leave, I’d estimate that 100 little monsters had gathered to see Gaga.  Gaga did her best to accommodate everyone and I’d estimate that she took photos with people for a solid 10 minutes, despite being swarmed by fans and paparazzi.  A fan brought her a bottle of champagne and Gaga cracked it open and her and the fan took a swig!  Gaga really did her best to give everyone a little bit of face time and even when my moment came, I was getting swallowed up in the crowd and when Gaga and I made eye contact, she grabbed my arm and pulled me through the crowd so that I could take a photo.  I’m admittedly not the hugest fan of her music, but the way she treats her fans is possibly better than ANYONE I’VE EVER SEEN!  And as you know, from my experiences, that speaks volumes.  I am seriously in awe of how cool Gaga is, and I have so much respect for her because she knows full well that the way she treated all of us that night will always be thought of as a great experience, despite the chaotic situation.  She’s also a champion (and has always been) for gay rights and equality and many people in positions similar to hers are more interested in their paychecks than putting their neck on the line to stand up for what they believe in.  Gaga, you are a class act!!!!  THANK YOU!!!!

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