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We’ll focus on the fourth and fifth instalments of LaChapelle’s five-book anthology, which began with “La Chapelle Land” (1996), continued with “Hotel La Chapelle” (1999), and followed by “Heaven to Hell” (2006).
In “Lost + Found, Part I”, LaChapelle unveils a visual record of the times we live and “Good News, Part II”, represents a sublime concluding chapter to LaChapelle’s captivating narrative.
“Lost + Found, Part II” features iconic personalities like Pamela Anderson, David Bowie, Naomi Campbell, Lady Gaga, Andy Warhol and Uma Thurman, among many others. It represents a monumental curation of images that have never before been published in book form.
The book is a visual recording of the times we live in and the issues we face, express trough David LaChapelle’s unique and distinctive vision. With “Lost + Found, Part I” the author offers a bridge into paradise and the sublime, leading into volume two: “Good News, Part II”. “Good News, Part II” follows David LaChapelle’s creative renaissance as he surrenders to contemplations of mortality, moving beyond the material world in a quest for paradise.
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It’s a sublime and arresting new body of work that attempts to photograph that which can’t be photographed, featuring Lana Del Rey, Michael Jackson, Tupac Shakur, Elizabeth Taylor and many others. It represents the final chapter to LaChapelle’s narrative in a collection of books that have captivated a generation of viewers across the globe.
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