David LaChapelle Visual Artist

David lachapelle

David LaChapelle (born March 11, 1963 in Fairfield, Connecticut) is an artist and photographer known for combining a hyper-realistic aesthetic with social messages. LaChapelle’s photography career began in the 1980s when he began showing his artwork in New York City galleries. His work caught the eye of Andy Warhol, who offered him his first job as a photographer at Interview Magazine. His photographs of celebrities in Interview garnered positive attention, and before long he was shooting for a variety of top editorial publications and creating some of the most memorable advertising campaigns of his generation. LaChapelle’s striking images have graced the covers and pages of Italian Vogue, French Vogue, Vanity Fair, GQ, Rolling Stone and i-D, and he has photographed personalities as diverse as Tupac Shakur, Madonna, Shakira, Amanda Lepore, Eminem, Philip Johnson, Lance Armstrong, Pamela Anderson, Lil’ Kim, Uma Thurman, Elizabeth Taylor, David Beckham, Paris Hilton, Jeff Koons, Leonardo DiCaprio, Hillary Clinton, Muhammad Ali, and Britney Spears, to name a few.

Personal details

Date of birth
March 11th, 1963
Place of birth
United States of America




1. University of North Carolina School of the Arts Colleges/University

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA), formerly the North Carolina School of the Arts, is a public coeducational arts conservatory in Winston-Salem, North Carolina that grants high school, undergraduate and graduate degrees. It is one of the seventeen constituent campuses of the University of North Carolina system. It was founded in 1963 as a conservatory of the performing arts by then-Governor Terry Sanford and was the first public arts conservatory in the United States. The school owns and operates the Stevens Center in Downtown Winston-Salem and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Type Public university
2011. 28.7 mil. $
Institution colors
1533 South Main St., 27127 - Winston-Salem, North Carolina
2010. 740
2009. 740
2010. 132
Acceptance rate
2010. 41.0 %
Local tuition
2011. 6.91 K $
2010. 6.45 K $
2009. 5.45 K $
2008. 5.17 K $
Official web page www.uncsa.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended University of North Carolina School of the Arts connected by profession and/or age

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2. School of Visual Arts Colleges/University

The School of Visual Arts (SVA), is a proprietary art school located in Manhattan, New York City, and is widely considered to be one of the leading art schools in the United States. It was established in 1947 by co-founders Silas H. Rhodes and Burne Hogarth as the Cartoonists and Illustrators School and was renamed in 1956. It offered its first degrees in 1972. SVA is a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD), a consortium of 36 leading art schools in the United States.

Type Private university
Institution colors
209 E 23rd St, 10010 - New York City, New York
2013. 3,493
2010. 3,650
2009. 3,431
2013. 702
2010. 564
Acceptance rate
2013. 76.0 %
2010. 74.0 %
Local tuition
2014. 33.6 K $
2010. 28.1 K $
Official web page www.sva.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended School of Visual Arts connected by profession and/or age

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Movie performances

1. The Suburbans (1999)

Comedy, Drama
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Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
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Michael Burns
Donal Lardner Ward
Tony Guma
Donal Lardner Ward
14 Show list

The Suburbans is a 1999 comedy-drama that satirizes the 1980s revival hype around the turn of the 21st century. It stars Jennifer Love Hewitt and Donal Lardner Ward, who also co-wrote and directed the movie. The Suburbans premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 25, 1999. It was released on a very limited number of screens on October 29 of the same year, and grossing $11,130, is considered to have failed commercially. Of ten reviews counted at Rotten Tomatoes, all ten are negative.


Top cast

Jay Rose
Speedo Silverberg
Mrs. Lee Lee
Rock Journalist
Flock of Seagulls Member #1
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Robbie Konder
United States of America

Movies produced

Title Year Budget Awards Co-producers Directors Writers External resources
Ellen Jacobson
Marc Hawker
Marc Hawker

Movies directed

Average rating of directed movie by genre

GenreNum. of titlesAvg. rating
Title Year Budget Awards Producers Co-directors Writers External resources
Elton John: The Red Piano
Paul Morphos
Dione Orrom
Ford Englerth
Blink 182: Greatest Hits
Ellen Jacobson
Marc Hawker
Marc Hawker
Britney Spears: Greatest Hits: My Prerogative
William Green
Gregory Dark
Moby: Play

Personal movie appearances

Title Year Appearance type Budget Awards Producers Directors Writers
The Universe of Keith Haring
2008 Him/Herself
Paolo Bruno
Christina Clausen

Starring TV roles

1. E!'s Pam: Girl on the Loose!

Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages
August 3rd, 2008 September 23rd, 2008 1 English

Guest TV appearances

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

Program genre

Talk show
Late night television
Variety show

Official site

External resources

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson is an American late-night talk show hosted by Scottish American comedian Craig Ferguson, who is the third regular host of the Late Late Show franchise. It follows Late Show with David Letterman in the CBS late-night lineup, airing weekdays in the U.S. at 12:37 a.m. It is taped in front of a live studio audience from Monday to Friday at CBS Television City in Los Angeles, California, directly above the Bob Barker Studio. It is produced by David Letterman's production company Worldwide Pants Incorporated and CBS Television Studios.nSince becoming host on January 3, 2005, after Craig Kilborn and Tom Snyder, Ferguson has achieved the highest ratings since the show's inception in 1995. While the majority of the episodes focus on comedy, Ferguson has also addressed difficult subject matter, such as the deaths of his parents, and undertaken serious interviews, such as one with Desmond Tutu, which earned the show a 2009 Peabody Award.nOn April 28, 2014, Ferguson announced that he will leave the show on December 19, 2014.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E101 June 9th, 2005

Written work

1.Hotel Lachapelle French Edition

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1999. at Boston

Awards won

2006 GLAAD Media Vito Russo Award

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with


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