A French artist is suing Lady Gaga for plagiarism.
Orlan, who's been active in the French art scene for decades, claims Gaga basically aped her style, and has a list of reasons why this is the case.
Notably, Gaga, like Orlan, takes a stage name, and employs visual and conceptual references to Catholic imagery, the human body, and celebrity.
That sounds broad, and without a doubt it is.
Yet there's an entire Tumblr dedicated to the similarities between the two, Gagaorlan, and in a 1993 Art in America feature, Orlan is described as such: