Collaboration Inspiration: Grace Jones & Jean-Paul Goude: Style and Subversion 
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When an artist uses a conceptual form of art, it means that all of the planning and decisions are made beforehand and the execution is a perfunctory affair. The idea becomes a machine that makes the art“-Sol LeWitt
Disclosing herself and making it openly known: ‘Mother-Monster‘ aka Lady Gaga is one of the people who showcase the art of challenging your brain! Her perceptions to life are highly controversial yet well receive in today’s culture. In relations to nails, Gaga has always been an active supporter of nail-art. The videos below are two mixture of nail-art styles uses by Lady Gaga in previous on-screen features. The lady behind the nail transition is, New York nail artist Aya Fukuda:
Video: Lady Gaga [Judas] :
‘Judas’ is a metaphor and an analogy about forgiveness and betrayal and things that haunt you in your life and how I believe that it’s the darkness in your life that ultimately shines and illuminates the greater light that you have upon you. Someone once said to me, ‘If you have no shadows then you’re not standing in the light.’ So the song is about washing the feet of both good and evil and understanding and forgiving the demons from your past in order to move into the greatness of your future. I just like really aggressive metaphors—harder, thicker, darker—and my fans do as well. So it is a very challenging and aggressive metaphor, but it is a metaphor”- Lady Gaga gives the narrative behind the concept. Since 2011 until now, the song is still enjoyed by fans and critics.
Video: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett [The Lady is a Tramp]:
The metaphor behind the original, Tony Bennett sound is about a woman who has her significances in life and she is not anxious about playing in the serotypes of the New York high society. Of course! Lady Gaga takes the song to an entire different angle of hand life and her angelic personality.
‘Nail art is eternal, and it flourish upon individual willing to explore’- Cunnt Claws
Good art is, art that allows you to enter it from a variety of angles and to emerge with a variety of views- Mary Schmich. Continue reading