United States, 1963
David LaChapelle is a photographer, video and film director notorious for his unique approach and innovative vision. In the mid-1980s, he began exhibiting in New York galleries and caught the eye of Andy Warhol, who invited him to work at Interview Magazine when he was just 17 years old. LaChapelle has become recognized for photographing celebrities in staged images with super-colorful aesthetics, mixing references of classical, baroque and pop art in his creations. He has worked for several international publications and had his works exhibited in galleries, cultural institutions and museums all over the world. He has already photographed some of the most recognizable faces of the show biz and his impressive images have stamped the covers and pages of Italian Vogue, French Vogue, Vanity Fair, GQ, Rolling Stone, i-D, Playboy, etc. With about forty published books, the American has recently released "Good News Part II," a compilation between old, new and unpublished works.
Source: Galeria de Babel