David LaChapelle is known internationally for his exceptional talent in combining a unique hyper-realistic aesthetic with profound social messages.
Born in Connecticut, he attended the North Carolina School of the Arts and the School of Visual Arts in New York. He has gone on to photograph celebrities for numerous popular magazines, such as Rolling Stone, Vogue, and Vanity Fair; his roster of famous subjects include Madonna, Lance Armstrong, Elizabeth Taylor, Leonardo DiCaprio, Hillary Clinton, and Muhammad Ali, as well as fellow Fine artist Jeff Koons.
LaChapelle currently works in studios in New York and Paris.
More info: www.davidlachapelle.com
Take a look at our selection of his work.