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Hotel Lachapelle

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An all-new selection from the outrageous "enfant terrible" of contemporary photography, this volume is even sexier, funnier, and more fantastical than the bestselling "LaChapelle Land." 158 full-color photos.
Hardcover, 168 pages
Published November 1st 1999 by Bulfinch
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Dereck
Aug 03, 2007 Dereck rated it it was amazing
Shelves: art, own
This book has been a major influence in my art since I've gotten it. He is an amazing photographer. His images are so creative. He uses contemporary life, pop icons, surrealism, advertising, and just plain weirdness, and he blends them and mashes them and twirls them all together to come up with sparkling eye candy.
Kylos
Jul 03, 2007 Kylos rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: brightly colored libidos
hyper-realism makes me feel like a giggly schoolgirl.
some of lachapelle's work make me want to drop bombs of creative love all over the place. ( i was going to make a fecal metaphor... but i wanted to go military instead. dont know if it was better. )

forget the celebrities, keep the genius.
Brenna
Feb 29, 2008 Brenna rated it it was amazing
This is one of the best pop photobooks of the 90's...whimsical, creative and most of it is done without the aid of photoshop.
Kara
Dec 09, 2009 Kara rated it it was amazing
My sister designed all this sets for the photos in this book so I am partial. A well curated selection of some of David's best work. He is a true visionary and artist.
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Jul 01, 2015 Betwixt Tales rated it it was amazing
I LOVE that this book (at least my version) comes in a beautiful box. Love the always amazing photos from one of the most brilliant photographers of our time.
Olivestarr
Jan 07, 2013 Olivestarr rated it it was amazing
A brilliant collection of brilliant photographs. If you don't own this, you should!
Jason
Mar 29, 2010 Jason rated it it was amazing
essential images of contemplation for any poor sod whose mission is to describe the occult glamour of Hollywood and its various underworlds.
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I am so sick of him
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David LaChapelle is a photographer and director who works in the fields of fashion, advertising, and fine art photography, and is noted for his surreal, unique and often humorous style.
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