Not yet out of high school, he was offered his professional job by Andy Warhol to shoot for Interview Magazine. LaChapelle's images have forged a singular style that is unique, original and perfectly unmistakable. He has photographed personalities as diverse as: Tupac Shakur, Kayne West, Lady Gaga, Madonna, Amanda Lepore, Eminem, Philip Johnson, Lance Armstrong, Pamela Anderson, Uma Thurman, Elizabeth Taylor, David Beckham, Paris Hilton, Jeff Koons, Leonardo DiCaprio, Hilary Clinton, Muhammed Ali, and Britney Spears, to name just a few.
Once called the Fellini of photography, LaChapelle has worked for the most prestigious international publications and has been the subject of exhibitions in both commercial galleries and leading public institutions worldwide.
American Jesus an Exhibition by David LaChapelle
September 19th - November 28th at our Connaught House Gallery, Burlington Road, Dublin 4.
Opening Times: Tuesday to Saturday 11-6pm