david lachapelle


David LaChapelle on the death of the superstar

A new show proves he's a vital archiver of celebrity. Yet ensconced in a remote Hawaiian refuge, the photographer has little interest in modern fame.
Ryan White

david lachapelle explains why amanda lepore was edited off travis scott's album

The photographer chimed in on the transphobia controversy surrounding 'Astroworld.'
Hannah Ongley

david lachapelle on new work and life’s lessons

Ahead of an Australian exhibition of work spanning three decades, we speak to David about life at the top, burning out and rediscovering inspiration.
Briony Wright

david lachapelle on the positive power of advertising

After shooting the new #makelovenotwalls campaign for Diesel, the legendary photographer shares his thoughts about how we can all stay optimistic that a brighter and more exciting tomorrow is possible.
i-D Staff
Lula Ososki

jhené aiko keeps her head up on 2pac's birthday

The West Coast songstress recreates the rappers most iconic photographs on what would have been his 44th Birthday.
Courtney DeWitt

pull up to the big screen, baby

A new Grace Jones documentary and a dance film from David LaChapelle on the way from BBC Films.
Colin Crummy

ballet’s bad boy sergei polunin pulls a sia in hozier’s music video shot by david lachapelle

The world was entranced by 12 year old Maddie Ziegler in Sia’s Chandelier, and it seems classical forms of dance are becoming a trend as Hozier enlists ballet’s runaway maverick Sergei Polunin for Take Me To Church.
Felicity Kinsella

Stop the bus! David LaChapelle explains his latest exhibition

David LaChapelle lives in a land, far, far away, where large Venus fly traps grow and giant celebrities peer through tiny houses; it’s a place were plastic is fantastic and where real life Barbies come to get their sugar-filled kicks.
Tish Weinstock
Adam Fletcher
courtney love

what's to love about courtney love?

Respect, adoration, lust, envy, hate, jealousy, contempt, amusement and a fair amount of bile: Courtney Love polarises opinion like no other modern icon. Playing in London's Shepherd's Bush Empire this weekend on May 11-12, we contemplate what's to...
i-D Team

jean paul gaultier files

As From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk opens at The Barbican, we look though joker and genius Jean Paul Gaultier's glorious i-D archive.
i-D Team