Published on 18 Nov 2017 Sections

David LaChapelle on his career and fears of an apocalyptic future

He started work in New York’s legendary nightclub Studio 54 as a 15-year-old bus boy and was taken under the wing of Andy Warhol only two years later as a photographer. David LaChapelle made his name with erotically-charged and meticulously-created, high-gloss magazine covers. Now he has published two books looking back at his glamorous career and forward to his fears of an apolcalyptic future.