If you pay even a nominal amount of attention to pop-culture-driven media, you are inevitably inundated with pictures of celebrities: photo-ops, red carpets, promotion shots, paparazzi pictures … paparazzi pictures with semen scribbled on them. But there’s actually another genre of celebrity portraiture that sometimes doesn’t get enough credit. Editorial photo shoots for magazines ranging from Vogue to Wonderland often feature entertainers of every ilk, and the results can be a lot more interesting than you’d expect. Herewith, we salute these efforts, recognizing the best entertainment photography of the month. Click through for some artistic eye candy, including Rihanna’s back, Animal Collective’s hideout, Courtney Love’s (NSFW) nipples, and, of course, Blake Lively’s legs.