'Lady Gaga as you've never seen her before... an intimate portrait of an artist at the height of her fame.' -- Sunday Times Style 'The coolest book that could grace your coffee table' -- Grazia 'a truly lush, luxurious object' -- HEAT 'Gaga has come up with her own unique spin on the posh, arty coffee-table book. This collaboration with legendary fashion photographer Terry Richardson charts a year in her life and is no holds barred and access all areas.' -- HEAT 'Lady Gaga's first official book is here and celebrity snapper Terry Richardson is the man to thank. He followed her for 10 months for these 350 gorge pics.' -- LOOK 'We think we've seen everything Lady Gaga has to offer but this behind-the-scenes bible gives us an even closer look at her life.' -- NOW 'The high priestess of pop has teamed up with Terry Richardson to produce a book of photographs... It doesn't get more behind the scenes than this.' -- Marie Claire 'Brace yourselves, monsters! The pictures in this book are so wowmazing, you'll want to lick the pages.' -- We Love Pop Magazine 'After countless cobbled together Gaga books, there's finally an official - and officially cool - one... Lady Gaga X Terry Richardson is the Madonna-Meisel SEX book de nos jours.' -- Attitude 'Lady Gaga as you've never seen her before... In Bed with Madonna in stills - an intimate portrait of an artist at the height of her fame.' -- Style 'Big and bold, this long-awaited book is a must for any pop fan... Classic Gaga.' -- Star 'Glossy, cool and fun... Captures Lady Gaga like you've never seen her before.' -- OK! 'it will set you back GBP35 but it's worth it' -- Fabulous 'Little Monsters will find much to enjoy in Lady Gaga's glossy collaboration with fashion photographer Terry Richardson.' -- Sunday Telegraph 'Little Monsters will rejoice at the chance to see intimate pictures of their Mother Monster in this behind-the-scenes peek at a year in the life of Lady Gaga.' -- Daily Telegraph 'Fans of the show will love its frothy pink illustrations and provocative interviews.' -- Daily Telegraph 'A collaboration with renowned and notorious photographer Terry Richardson... boasts over 400 photos of the performance artist.' -- The Drum Media 'This visual feast is an intimate portrayal of the world's most iconic pop star. While her debts to David Bowie, Freddie Mercury and, to a degree, Peter Gabriel are clearly evident, this book reminds us that beneath the make-up and outlandish costumes lurks a truly beautiful woman, unafraid to be seen without her armour.' -- The Big Issue, (Australia)
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About the Author
Lady Gaga came to prominence following the release of her debut studio album The Fame (2008), which included the hits "Just Dance," "Poker Face," and "Bad Romance." She is well-recognized for her outré sense of style as a recording artist, in fashion, in performance and in her music videos. Her contributions to the music industry have garnered her numerous achievements including five Grammy Awards amongst twelve nominations, two Guinness World Records and the estimated sale of 20 million albums and 64 million singles worldwide. Billboard named her both the "2010 Artist of the Year" and the top selling artist of 2010 ranking her as the 73rd Artist of the 2000s decade. Gaga was named Forbes' Most Powerful Woman in the World 2011 and was included in Time's annual "The 2010 Time 100" list of the most influential people in the world.
Terry Richardson is one of the most prolific and compelling photographers of his generation. Known for his uncanny ability to cut to the raw essence of whomever appears before his lens, Mr. Richardson's vision is at once humorous, tragic, beautiful, and provocative. Richardson's editorial work has appeared in magazines such as French Vogue
, British Vogue
and Harper's Bazaar
. Richardson's work has been the subject of numerous group and one man shows throughout the world.