Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.

Arts and Entertainment

David LaChapelle Autographs "Heaven and Hell" Tonight

Before you
Dear reader, we're asking you to help us keep local news available for all. Your tax-deductible financial support keeps our stories free to read, instead of hidden behind paywalls. We believe when reliable local reporting is widely available, the entire community benefits. Thank you for investing in your neighborhood.


Winding up his colorful trilogy of outrageously beautiful volumes of photographs, famed artist David LaChapelle will be signing "Heaven and Hell" tonight at the Taschen Store in Beverly Hills.

In a series that started a decade ago with "LaChapelle Land" and improved with "Hotel LaChapelle" (1999), David wraps it up with a collection of images that contains nearly double the number of the previous two volumes.

LaChapelle, known for his eye-popping color and over-the-top themes, is also a well-known music video director who has worked with the likes of Mariah, Elton, and Blink; he gave us Christina Aguilera's "Dirrty", Gwen Stefani's "Rich Girl", Britney Spears' "Everytime", and J.Lo's tribute to Flashdance -- "I'm Glad" -- (which you can see after the jump).

Support for LAist comes from

The Taschen store is at 354 N. Beverly Drive. The event is free and will take place from 6pm - 7:30pm.