Kim Kardashian: W Magazine Cover Is Full Frontal

Kim Kardashian on cover of W Magazine's 2010 Art Issue. (W Magazine)

NEW YORK (CBS) Kim Kardashian has bared all on the cover of a fashion magazine.

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The reality star, who turns 30 on Oct. 21, appears nude on W Magazine's November 2010 Art Issue with the words "It's all about me; I mean you; I mean me" in strategically placed text banners above various parts of her anatomy.

Surprisingly, she posed for the magazine  after having been widely quoted about regretting a nude  photo shoot for Playboy.

Kardashian posed naked for Playboy in 2007 and has been quoted in published reports about  how  she regretted the photos. She also posed nude for the magazine Harper's Bazaar in April and said the pictures were not retouched.

Kardashian, who recently moved to Manhattan with her sister Kourtney to film "Kourtney and Kim Take New York," a spinoff of her E! reality show "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," was photographed by  art photographer Mark Seliger, says W magazine.

Kim and Kourtney Kardashian's new show is set to debut in January and will focus on the sisters' effort to launch a new shop for their DASH clothing line. Kardashian says she recently survived a "bar fight" in New York that was sparked when a woman reportedly threw a drink at her while the sisters shot footage for their new reality show.

The issue hits newsstands Wednesday, but four preview shots are already available online at W Magazine.