During times of economic turmoil, the arts are the first to feel the pinch. In response Vogue has made performing arts the star of their December issue.
Check out this behind the scenes video of Annie Liebovitz shooting the cover and fashion spreads. Vogue Creative Director Grace Coddington talks about Lady GaGa arriving on set naked under her plastic raincoat, Liebovitz discusses the jazz scene. Berlin inspired band leader Max Raabe takes part, Lily Cole and Coco Rocha give cameos.