Book | David LaChapelle’s Long-Awaited Release, 10 Years in the Making

“Of all the photographers inventing surreal images, it is Mr. LaChapelle who has the potential to be the genre’s Magritte.” — Richard Avedon, The New York Times

TASCHEN is proud to announce Lost + Found, Part I and Good News, Part II, the long-awaited, latest and final publications from artist David LaChapelle. The books are the fourth and fifth installments of LaChapelle’s five-book anthology, which began with LaChapelle Land (1996), continued with Hotel LaChapelle (1999), and followed with Heaven to Hell(2006). Featuring a monumental curation of images that have never before been published in book form, this project constitutes a sublime concluding chapter.


David LaChapelle. Lost + Found. Part I

Lost + Found, Part I is a visual recording of the times we live in and the issues we face, expressed through David LaChapelle’s unique and distinctive vision. It chronicles LaChapelle’s strongest images as a visionary to date while encapsulating our time in history. This fourth volume also introduces a decade of unseen work, where LaChapelle offers a bridge into paradise and the sublime, leading viewers into volume two.


David LaChapelle. Good News. Part II

Meanwhile, Good News, Part II follows David LaChapelle’s creative renaissance as he surrenders to contemplations of mortality, moving beyond the material world in a quest for paradise. His arresting new body of work attempts to photograph that which can’t be photographed, a dramatic conclusion to LaChapelle’s narrative, one that has captivated a generation of viewers across the globe.

The two-volume collection features:
Pamela Anderson, Julian Assange, Isabella Blow, David Bowie, Naomi Campbell, Hillary Clinton, Frances Bean Cobain, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey, Lady Gaga, Sharon Gault, Daphne Guinness, Whitney Houston, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, Paris Jackson, Kris Jenner, Kendall Jenner, Bruce Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Dwayne Johnson, Khloe Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, Eartha Kitt, David LaChapelle, Amanda Lepore, Miriam Makeba, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Sergei Polunin, Keith Richards, Rihanna, Chris Rock, Amber Rose, Tupac Shakur, Britney Spears, Elizabeth Taylor, Uma Thurman, Andy Warhol, Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, Amy Winehouse, and many others…

Lost + Found, Part I and Good News, Part II are sold separately.

A complete, two-volume Limited Collector’s Edition will also be available.

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