Find the best quotes by David LaChapelle.
We use fashion for status and to beautify and there’s nothing wrong with that, but when it becomes completely unbalanced, then you’re living a decadent…
My mum was one of those people who really wasn’t allowed to be an artist, because she worked in a factory and she came from…
For me, it’s easier to like more things than to dislike them; I’m not a critic in that sense. I find it easier to like…
My dream since I was a kid was to show in a gallery.
The tools I learned photographing celebrities, now I want to use them to sell ideas.
In the fashion world, I was always an outsider, but I made people look good, so I had a career.
I would rather die than be a serious artist, or a fake artist.
I never want people to be repulsed with my pictures; I always want to attract people.
I moved to New York when I was 15, but my parents lived nearby in Connecticut, so I could go be in this incredible countryside…
I have this idea that you can use glamour and still have it represent something that matters.
I like the consistency of having people in my life for a long time.
As you get older, you think about things differently from when you do in your twenties, when you think you’ll live forever.
I was always painting when I was a kid. But then when I handled a camera when I was 17, that was it for me.…
I like the Eiffel Tower in Las Vegas more than the actual one.
People get devalued in Hollywood when they age, despite all their efforts to stay relevant and beautiful and young. They can’t get jobs anymore.
My mother taught me a lot about respect for all living things – for plants and animals. I am a vegetarian. I was brought up…
I’ve never wanted to be part of an inner circle of any scene. I’ve always been an outsider looking to question and subvert.
Just as Renaissance artists provided narratives for the era they lived in, so do I. I’m always looking beyond the surface. I’ve done that ever…
I love fashion, beauty, glamour. It’s the mark of civilisation.
I went to art high school and thought I’d be a painter. Unfortunately I didn’t finish high school, but that’s always been part of my…
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