David LaChapelle

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By 2011, LaChapelle had a major exhibition of new works at The Lever House in New York and went on to have retrospectives at the Museo Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico in Puerto Rico, the Hangaram Design Museum in Seoul, and Galerie Rudolfinum in Prague. In the following years, LaChapelle's works were also exhibited at the Los Angeles County ... See full bio »

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 2021 Off Hiatus (Short)
 2017 Make Love Not Walls (Short)
 2016/I Britney Spears Feat. G-Eazy: Make Me (Music Video)
 2015 Sergei Polunin: Take Me to Church (Music Video)
 2014 Daphne Guinness: Evening in Space (Music Video)
 2013 Happy Accidents (Short)
 2013 Mariah Carey: Almost Home (Music Video)
 2008 Elton John: Believe - The Red Piano Version (Music Video short)
 2008 Elton John: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (Music Video short)
 2007 MAC in-Store Movie (Short)
 2007 Jennifer Lopez: Do It Well (Music Video)
 2005 Elton John: The Red Piano (TV Special documentary) (videos)
 2005 Robbie Williams: Advertising Space (Music Video)
 2005 Blink 182: Greatest Hits (Video short) (video "Feeling This")
 2005 Rize (Documentary)
 2004 Elton John: Answer in the Sky (Music Video short)
 2004 Gwen Stefani Feat. Eve: Rich Girl (Music Video)
 2004 Elton John: All That I'm Allowed (Music Video)
 2004 Britney Spears: Greatest Hits - My Prerogative (Video) (video "Everytime")
 2004 Norah Jones: Those Sweet Words (Music Video)
 2004 Joss Stone: Super Duper Love (Music Video)
 2004 Britney Spears: Everytime (Music Video)
 2004 Krumped (Short documentary)
 2003 No Doubt: It's My Life (Music Video)
 2003 Jennifer Lopez: The Reel Me (Video) (video "I'm Glad")
 2003 Blink-182: Feeling This (Music Video)
 2003 Clowns in the Hood (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 Macy Gray: She Ain't Right for You (Music Video)
 2003 Jennifer Lopez: I'm Glad (Music Video)
 2003 Whitney Houston: Try It on My Own (Music Video)
 2002 Avril Lavigne: I'm with You (Music Video)
 2002 The Vines: Outtathaway! (Music Video)
 2002 Elton John: Original Sin (Music Video short)
 2001 Mariah Carey Feat. Cameo: Loverboy (Music Video)
 2001 Moby: Play - The DVD (Video) (video "Natural Blues")
 2000 Enrique Iglesias: Sad Eyes (Music Video)
 2000 Kelis: Good Stuff (Music Video)
 2000 Moby: Natural Blues - Version 1 (Music Video)
 1997 Space Monkeys: Sugar Cane (Music Video)
 1994 Penny Ford: I'll Be There (Music Video)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

: Directed music video for Mariah Carey, "Loverboy". See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 6 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

David La Chapelle | Dave LaChappelle | David Lachapelle


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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I never wanted to be famous. I always wanted to take famous photographs. See more »


Andy Warhol offered him his first professional job, shooting for Interview magazine. See more »

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