LaChapelle’s take on the hedonistic, lust-oriented and affluent society

LaChapelle’s take on the hedonistic, lust-oriented and affluent society

David LaChapelle holds a mirror up to a hedonistic, lust-oriented and affluent society With his garish images, David LaChapelle holds a mirror up to a hedonistic, lust-oriented and affluent society. It is as if we were staring into the faces of Marilyn Monroe and Liz Taylor, as only Andy Warhol could have rendered them. But we are actually looking at Amanda Lepore, one of David LaChapelle’s favourite models whom he casts, chameleon-like, in everchanging roles – whether garishly overly made-up, as a naked Cupid or with a salaciously cut watermelon…

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