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The acclaimed Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century recognizes David LaChapelle’s 1996 LaChapelle Land as its 101st book. And rightly so. The marriage of LaChapelle’s vivid, high-octane images with graphic artist, Tadanori Yokoo’s supersaturated designs make for an astonishing physical object. The reissue of this now classic, long out-of-pr ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published November 1st 2006 by Channel Photographics
(first published 1996)
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This book is one of David LaChappelle's collections of photo shoots. It includes bold poses and more colors than you can ever imagine. Perhaps, this book featured LaChappele's earliest efforts, as one can see Leonardo diCaprio posed in his teenage years (waaaay before Titanic), and even some of the casts of Beverly Hills 90210 the series posing for his lenses. You know, judging from their era of 15 minutes of fame, one can easily guess the time when this book was published originally.
Jul 10, 2008 Jillian rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: photography-pop culture lovers
This photography book is SO great! It has hilarious and sometimes creepy pictures of celebrities and just interesting looking people in shocking, funny and sometimes scary back drops. Extremely entertaining coffee table book:)
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.