27 November 2012
LaChapelle draws on an immense lexicon of art historical references, current events, and popular culture, to make visually compelling images, each unique in their narrative and evocative content. LaChapelle’s work is included in numerous public and private collections and has been exhibited internationally at museums and institutions including the Museo de las Artes, Guadalajara; the Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City; his first show in Asia at the MOCA, Taipei; the Tel Aviv Museum of Art; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA); The National Portrait Gallery, London; The Helmut Newton Foundation, Berlin; The Brandhorst Museum, Munich; and the Kunsthaus Wien, Vienna. Among other prestigious prizes and awards, LaChapelle was recently named The American Friends of the Tel Aviv Museum of Arts “Artist of the Year.” The Fotographfiska Museet, Stockholm, Sweden will present a retrospective of LaChapelle’s work November 2012 – March 2013. LaChapelle lives and works in Maui, Hawaii.
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