TO HELL is the long-awaited third volume in an exhilarating trilogy that began with LaChapelle Land (1996) and continued with the infamous Hotel LaChapelle (1999). Packed with astonishing, color-saturated, and provocative images, those titles both became instant
collector's items and have since gone through multiple printings. Featuring almost twice as many images as its predecessors, LaChapelle Heaven to Hell is an explosive compilation of new work by the visionary photographer. Since the publication of Hotel LaChapelle
, the strength of LaChapelle's work lies in its ability to focus the lens of celebrity and fashion toward more pressing issues of societal concern. LaChapelle's images-of the most famous faces on the planet, and marginalized
figures like transsexual Amanda Lepore or the cast of his critically acclaimed social documentary Rize - call into question our relationship with gender, glamour, and status. Using his trademark baroque excess, LaChapelle...