David LaChapelle, ‘Amanda As Andy Warhol's Liz Taylor’, 2003, Phillips
Save
Save
View
View in room
Share
Share

Amanda As Andy Warhol's Liz Taylor, 2003

Chromogenic print
29 × 29 in
73.7 × 73.7 cm
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
About the work
Exhibition history
Provenance
P
Phillips

This work is this work is artist's proof 3 of 4

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed "David LaChapelle" on a label affixed to the reverse
David LaChapelle
American, b. 1963
Follow

Discovered by Andy Warhol at the age of 17, David LaChapelle began working for Interview Magazine at the threshold of his prolific career. Soon to be known for his hyper-real, distinctly saturated depictions of celebrity culture—Paris Hilton, Muhammad Ali, Britney Spears, Madonna, and Tupac Shakur figuring among his subjects—LaChapelle’s earliest work explored themes of mortality and transcendence through fine art, black-and-white photography. After tremendous success in commercial photography, music videos, and filmmaking, LaChapelle has returned to the gallery settings where he first began. His work today explores the metaphysical themes of his earliest work, referencing art history and religious iconography to make profound commentaries on the contemporary world. “I reintroduce my personal ideas of transfiguration, regaining paradise, and the notion of life after death,” says the artist, who now calls a remote farm in a Hawaiian jungle his home.

David LaChapelle, ‘Amanda As Andy Warhol's Liz Taylor’, 2003, Phillips
Save
Save
View
View in room
Share
Share
About the work
Exhibition history
Provenance
P
Phillips

This work is this work is artist's proof 3 of 4

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed "David LaChapelle" on a label affixed to the reverse
David LaChapelle
American, b. 1963
Follow

Discovered by Andy Warhol at the age of 17, David LaChapelle began working for Interview Magazine at the threshold of his prolific career. Soon to be known for his hyper-real, distinctly saturated depictions of celebrity culture—Paris Hilton, Muhammad Ali, Britney Spears, Madonna, and Tupac Shakur figuring among his subjects—LaChapelle’s earliest work explored themes of mortality and transcendence through fine art, black-and-white photography. After tremendous success in commercial photography, music videos, and filmmaking, LaChapelle has returned to the gallery settings where he first began. His work today explores the metaphysical themes of his earliest work, referencing art history and religious iconography to make profound commentaries on the contemporary world. “I reintroduce my personal ideas of transfiguration, regaining paradise, and the notion of life after death,” says the artist, who now calls a remote farm in a Hawaiian jungle his home.

Amanda As Andy Warhol's Liz Taylor, 2003

Chromogenic print
29 × 29 in
73.7 × 73.7 cm
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
More from this series
View series
Other works by David LaChapelle
Related works
Most Similar