A Look Back at Lady Gaga's Most Provocative Photos To Date

So Lady Gaga and Terry Richardson are doing an artsy photo book together. It was only a matter of time, and it makes utter and perfect sense. The two have done some messed up things together (like that editorial he shot, at left, for the May 2011 issue of Harper's Bazaar. It feels like an appropriate time to take a look back at Gaga's most provocative photos: the headpieces, the editorials, the stage antics, the frequent nip slips. Click through, if you dare.

So Lady Gaga and Terry Richardson are doing an

A shot by David LaChapelle in 2009, covered with little else but scandalous headlines.

In celebration of Hello Kitty's 35th anniversary, she was shot by Markus Klinko and Indrani. She reprised the anime eyes in Japan this year.

Her boobs are pretty hot. Performing last year.

Gaga's had too many

The recurring meat theme, which hopefully has been left behind. She did it first on the cover of Vogue Hommes Japan, then famously at the MTV VMA's.

Lady Gaga and Kanye West in a photoshop dreamscape, shot by David LaChapelle.

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Putting all those "Gaga is a man" rumor-mongers in a tizzy, here she is in Vogue Hommes Japan dressed as her male drag alter-ego, Jo Calderone.

Remember when that hair bow caused such a controversy? Ah, those were the innocent days.

The alien/egg pod stage. Here she was shot by Mariano Vivanco for i-D's Spring 2011 issue.

Performing "bloodied" at the 2009 MTV VMA's.

In a creepy red lace number, again at the 2009 MTV VMA's.

From her "Born this Way" video.

From her Tumblr, "Amen Fashion" with blue underarm hair and looking vaguely masturbatory. All while sitting on a toilet.

This stunt in a wheelchair prompted her to be egged at a concert in Sydney recently.