Following the release of her first single from the ARTPOP album, “Applause,” a retreat to upstate New York to practice the Abramovic Method, and a starring role in the latest trailer for Robert Rodriguez’s Machete Kills – Lady Gaga will make a strong impact featuring on the cover of V Magazine Issue 85. Photographed by photography duo Inez and Vinoodh, Ms. Germanotta appears scatily clad in a serious of provocative images and while we see two great shots here, you can be sure to see a more comprehensive editorial upon the release in the near future.