This enfant terrible has left the world of fashion and advertising long behind him. But his concern for the world, his sense of controversy and the high-profile celebrity collaborations have remained. His career started in around the 1970s at Warhol’s magazine and he has accomplished some amazing works since then. We’ve listed the most breathtaking ones here for you!
My own Marylin and Liz
David LaChapelle and Andy Warhol have a long history together. LaChapellle never finished high school but instead went to NYC to pursue his art career. He managed to get a position at Warhol’s magazine, which set the platform for him to create glamourous scenes; following Warhol’s mindset of “Do whatever you want, just make everyone look good”.
LaChapelle and Warhol became good friends, LaChapelle actually made the last portrait of Andy Warhol ever made. Shortly after LaChapelle made the photo of Warhol between two bibles, he was admitted to the hospital for a routine surgery that ended in a tragedy. As an homage for Warhol, LaChapelle recreated of Warhol’s iconic Liz Taylor and Marilyn Monroe, called “My Liz Taylor” and “My Marilyn Monroe”, this time with the model being Amanda Lepore.