David LaChapelle
David LaChapelle

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1963

David LaChapelle was born in Fairfield, Connecticut, USA

Group Exhibitions

2017

Traumfrauen – Traummänner Was ist schön? Mönchehaus Museum Goslar, Goslar Germany

2016

Bling Bling Baby, NRW-Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft, Dusseldorf Germany
Drawing Room – David Nolan Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
Lasst Blumen sprechen! Blumen und künstliche Natur seit 1960 – Museum Schloss Moyland, Bedburg-Hau, Germany
Breve storia del future. Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy
Pipe Dream. Galerie Andrea Caratsch – Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

2015

Bogota Biennial, Bogota, Colombia
Once Upon a Time and Now, The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, New York, NY, USA
Il Cibo Nell’ Arte: Capolavori del Grandi Maestri dal Seicento a Warhol, Associazione Amici Di Palazzo Martinengo, Brescia, Italy
20 + 2 Years, ARNDT, Singapore
Panorama de artistas – Galería AFA, Santiago
Dimensions Variables – Pavillon d l´Arsenal, Paris
Brief History of the Future – Musée du Louvre, Paris
Referenzen – Galerie Thomas Modern, Munich
Brief History of the Future – Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels
Pop Art 1960’S-2000’s from Misumi Collection – Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto – CAMK, Kumamoto
Hamster Hipster Handy. Im Bann des Mobiltelefons – Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt/Main

2014

A New Selection from the Elgiz Collection, Elgiz Museum, Istanbul, Turkey
Images 2014, Fairfield Museum and History Center, Fairfield, CT, USA
Possession, Sheppard Contemporary, University of Nevada, Reno, NV, USA
American Cool, National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C., USA
Beyond Earth Art, Cornell University: Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY, USA

2013

En compagnie de Guy Bourdin: Fotografien aus der Sammlung F.C. Gundlach, Haus der Photographie/Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes, Fashion and Chess, World Chess Hall of Fame, St. Louis, MO, USA
Cavinets de Curiosities, Le Musee Sainte-Croix, Poitiers, France
Foto A–Z, NRW-Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft, Düsseldorf, Germany
Masculine / Masculine. The Nude Man in Art from 1800 to the Present Day, Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France
In God We Trust, Zachęta – National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
It’s an American Thing, Staley-Wise Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Flowers and Mushrooms, Museum der Moderne Mönchsberg, Salzburg, Austria
AND THOSE WHO WERE SEEN DANCING WERE THOUGHT TO BE INSANE BY THOSE WHO COULD NOT HEAR THE MUSIC, Friedman Benda, New York, NY, USA
Traumfrauen – Traummänner, Kunsthalle Rostock, Rostock, Germany
Divine Bodies, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, UK
Vanity, Muzeum Narodowe W Krakowie, Krakow, Poland
Collectible III – Photographies, A. Galerie, Paris, France

2012

David LaChapelle. Texas Contemporary Art Fair, Houston, Texas, USA
David LaChapelle. Frieze Art Fair, London, UK
Unnatural – Natural History. Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, UK
Earth Laughs in Flowers. The Solo Project, Basel, Switzerland
The Haberdashery. Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, New York, USA
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Hong Kong, Hong Kong Art Fair
MIA, Milan Image Art Fair. Robilant + Voena, Milan, Italy
MIART, Milan International Modern And Contemporary Art Fair. Robilant + Voena, Milan, Italy
Group Show. Patricia Low Contemporary, St. Moritz, Switzerland

2011

The Lords and the New Creatures. NYE+BROWN, Los Angeles, USA
Boarders and Frontiers: Globalization, Temporality & Appropriation in the Contemporary Image. Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester, Michigan, USA

2010

Popular : Brands Symbols Icons 1960 – 2010. Galerie Thomas, Munich, Germany
Frieze Art Fair. London, UK
Restart. Tavi Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
Divine Comedy. Sotheby's Gallery, New York, USA
Real Interface. Gana Art, Busan, Korea
Knock Knock: That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore. Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York, USA
David LaChapelle. Photo LA Presented by Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA

2009

Pop My Cherry. Patricia Low Contemporary, Geneva,September 17 – November 11
Naked! Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, July 9 – September 19

2008

REVERB. Jablonka Galerie, Berlin, November 14, 2008 – January 31, 2009
Love Love Love. Jose Martos Gallery, New York, November 6 – December 6

2006

The Other Side #2. Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, November 11 – February 3, 2007

2005

Magritte, Williams, LaChapelle. Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, January 15 – April 2

Solo Gallery Exhibitions

2014

Land Scape, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris
Land Scape, Robilant + Voena, Milan, Italy (catalogue)
Jablonka Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland
Land Scape, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2013

Gas Stations, Jablonka Maruani Mercier Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Still Life, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France (catalogue)

2012

David LaChapelle: Still Life. Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, November 26 – January 19, 2013
Addicted to Passion. Arendt & Medernach, Luxembourg, September 27 – December 30
Jesus Is My Homeboy. Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany, May 14 – August 19
Earth Laughs in Flowers. Patricia Low Contemporary, Geneva, March 15 – April 29
Earth Laughs in Flowers. Fred Torres Collaborations, New York, February 23 – March 24
Earth Laughs in Flowers. Robilant + Voena, Milan, February 16 – March 24
Earth Laughs in Flowers. Robilant + Voena, London, February 14 – March 24
Earth Laughs in Flowers. Reformiere Dorfkirche, St. Moritz, February 11 – February 26

2011

David LaChapelle: Negative Currency and Recollections in America. Prism Gallery, Los Angeles, September 27 – November 5
David LaChapelle: Earth Laughs in Flowers. Serge Maruani & Alain Noirhomme Gallery, Knokke, Belgium, August 5 – September 12
The Raft. De Sarthe Fine Art, Hong Kong, May 25 – July 02
David LaChapelle Early Work. Michelman Fine Art, New York, May 2 – June 15

2010

David LaChapelle. Galería Leyendecker, Tenerife, Spain, December 17 – February 26, 2011
David LaChapelle: Documents of Desire & Disasters. Paul Kasmin Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey, December 9 – January 29, 2011
American Jesus. Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, July 7 – September 18

Videography

Florence and The Machine – 'Spectrum'
Elton John – 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road'
Amy Winehouse – 'Tears Dry on Their Own'
Jennifer Lopez – 'Do It Well'
No Doubt – 'It's My Life'
Christina Aguilera – 'The Voice Within'
Blink-182 – 'Feeling This'
Britney Spears – 'Everytime'
Christina Aguilera feat. Redman – 'Dirrrty'
Moby – 'Natural Blues'
Jennifer Lopez – 'I'm Glad'
Gwen Stefani feat. Eve – 'Rich Girl'
Norah Jones – 'Those Sweet Words'
Macy Gray – 'She Ain't Right for You'
Elton John – 'Someone Saved My Life Tonight'
Avril Lavigne – 'I'm With You'
Joss Stone – 'Super Duper Love'
The Dandy Warhols – 'Not If You Were the Last Junkie on Earth'
Christina Aguilera feat. Lil' Kim – 'Can't Hold Us Down'
Robbie Williams – 'Advertising Space'
Kelis – 'Good Stuff'
The Vines – 'Outtathaway'
Elton John – 'All That I'm Allowed'
Elton John – 'Answer in the Sky'
The Three Bad Girls – 'Like you'
Whitney Houston – 'Try It on My Own'
Enrique Iglesias – 'Sad Eyes'
Elton John – 'This Train Don't Stop There Anymore'
Mariah Carey feat. Da Brat and Ludacris – 'Loverboy'
Elton John – 'Original Sin'
Penny Ford – 'I'll Be There'
Space Monkeys – 'Sugar Cane'

Solo Exhibitions

2017

Lost and found de David LaChapelle. Instituto Cultural Cabañas, Guadalajara Mexico

2016

David LaChapelle – Múzy; Dvorak Sec Contemporary, Prague Czech Republic
Breve storia del futuro – Palazzo Reale, Milan

2015

David LaChapelle. Dopo il Diluvio – Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome
Fotografias 1984 – 2013, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Lima, Peru (catalogue)

2014

Land Scape, Public exhibition at bus stop R / Aldwych, London, UK

Once in the Garden, OstLicht. Galerie für Fotografie, Vienna, Austria (catalogue)

2012

Burning Beauty. Fotografiska Museet, Stockholm, November 30 – March 3, 2013
David LaChapelle. Lucca Center of Contemporary Art Museum, Lucca, Italy, June 29 – November 4, 2012
Artist of the Year. American Friends of the Tel Aviv Museum, New York
David LaChapelle. BEXCO Art Center, Busan, Korea, June 16 – October 16

2011

Thus Spoke LaChapelle. Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, December 7, 2011 – February 26, 2012
David LaChapelle. Hangaram Design Museum – Seoul Art Center, Seoul, Korea, November 22 – February 26, 2012
Nosotros: La Humanidad Al Borde. Museo de Arte Contemporaño de Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico, October 23 – March 25, 2012
Lost and Found. Galeria Mesta Bratislavy, Bratislava, September 14 – October 31
From Darkness to Light. New York, Lever House, June 2 – September 2
Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, April 16 – May 7
David LaChapelle: Earth Laughs in Flowers, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hanover, Germany, February 25 – May 8

2010

Post Modern Pop Photography, The Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, July 23 – November 20
Mocca Courtyard – The Rape of Africa. Museum of Contemporary Canadian, Art Toronto, May 1 – 31
David LaChapelle. MOCA Taipei, Taipei, April 9 – May 31

2009

Delirium of Reason. Museo De Las Artes, Guadalajara, Mexico, September 4 – November 15
Retrospective. Musee de la Monnaie de Paris, Paris, February 6 – May 31
Delirium of Reason. Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City, February 4 – June 28

2008

David LaChapelle. Forte Belvedere, Florence, July 15 – October 19
David LaChapelle. National Museum, Krakow, Poland, May 29 – October 30
David LaChapelle. Fotografiska Museet, Stockholm, April 10 – May 11
Heaven to Hell / Bellezas y Desastres. MUBE Museum, Brazil, January 23 – February 5

2007

David LaChapelle. Palazzo Reale, Milan, September 24 – January 6, 2008
Heaven to Hell / Bellezas y Desastres. MALBA Museum, Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 30 – May 21

2006

VIP: Very Important Portraits. Capodimonte Museum, Naples, Italy, March 24 – June 31
Men & War. Helmut Newton Foundation, Berlin, November 31 – January 23, 2007

2005

David LaChapelle. KALS'ART, Palermo, Italy, July 1 – September 15

2003

All American. Rockefeller Center (Montblanc International), New York, October 30 – January 30, 2004

2002

David LaChapelle. Barbican Museum, London, October 10 – December 23
LACHAPELLE. Kunsthaus Wien, Vienna, June 6 – September 22

2000

Femmes Plus Que Femmes. Museo de Arte Brazileira, Brazil, May 4 – June 4

1999

20th Festival de la Mode. Galleries LaFayette, Paris, October 5 – January 5, 2000
Hotel LaChapelle. Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, March 19 – May 24
The Beautiful & Bizarre. School of Visual Arts, New York, March 2 – June 2

1998

David LaChapelle. Palacio Pombal, Portugal, September 17 – December 11
LaChapelle Land. Les Recontres D'Arles, Aries, France, July 5 – August 16

1989

David LaChapelle. Santa Fe Center for Photography, Santa Fe, New Mexico, February 18 – May 18
Life Never Dies. Mars, New York, February 11 – May 11

1986

Taking Pictures is Fun. Palladium, New York, September 11– December 11
Public Collections
LACMA – Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
National Portrait Gallery, London
Daimler Art Collection, Stuttgart
La Monnaie de Paris, Paris
LVMH Foundation, Paris
Brandhorst Foundation, Munich
Serge Delsemme Foundation, Belgium

Awards

2014

Young Photographers Alliance Lifetime Achievement Award

2012

Artist of the Year, American Friends of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art
National Geographic Magazine Photography Seminar, Featured Speaker

2010

OUT in Art Award, GLAAD Award

2006

Presented with GLAAD's Vito Russo Award for Outstanding Contributions Toward Eliminating Homophobias

2004

13th Annual MVPA Awards – Winner Director of the Year – Best Rock Video of the Year for No Doubt It's My Life
Special Juried Prize Mountainfilm, Telluride
Special Juried Recognition, Sundance Film Festival
Best Documentary, Aspen Film Festival

2003

12th Annual MVPA Awards – Adult Contemporary Video of the Year – Elton John This Train Don't Stop There Anymore

2000

Best Video for Moby's Natural Blues, the MTV Europe Music Awards

1999

Cover of the Year Category, the Eisies

1998

Best Cutting Edge Essay and Style Photography, Life magazine's Alfred Eisenstadt Awards for Magazine Photography (the Eisies)

1997

Art Directors Club Award for Best Book Design for LaChapelle Land

1996

ICP Infinity Award for Applied Photography
Photographer of the Year Award, the VH-1 Fashion Awards

1995

Best New Photographer of the Year, French Photo and American Photo magazines