David LaChapelle

Visual Artist

1963 –

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Who is David LaChapelle?

David LaChapelle is an American commercial photographer, fine-art photographer, music video director, film director, and artist.

He is best known for his photography, which often references art history and sometimes conveys social messages. His photographic style has been described as "hyper-real and slyly subversive" and as "kitsch pop surrealism." One 1996 article called him the "Fellini of photography," a phrase that continues to be applied to him.

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Born
Mar 11, 1963
Fairfield
Also known as
  • Dave LaChappelle
  • David Lachapelle
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • North Carolina School of the Arts
  • School of Visual Arts

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on July 23, 2013

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