Weekly Giveaway – A bit controversial, but hey, you want to look.

The weekly give away this week is an incredible book from one of the most visually stimulating photographers of our time:

David LaChapelle: Heaven to Hell
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David LaChapelle by Sam Taylor-Wood 2002

From the Taschen website:

“The only link between Andy Warhol and J-Lo.” —GQ, London, on David LaChapelle

LaChapelle Heaven 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.

From his website:

American Photo July / August 2006
“Astonishing career into prespective.”
The Guardian April 2005
“What his photographs are really about is “escaping reality”, by “creating a new reality”
Flaunt Magazine Issue#65 2005
“LaChapelle’s kinetic, intimate Rize”
Interview October 2004
“Letter from the editor, Ingrid Sischy”
New York Times July 2004
“The Declare Yourself campaign ventures far into the territory of hipdom”
Business Wire July 2004
“Spots directed by David LaChapelle to engage and inspire young voters.”
New York Times May 2004
“Britney has a bad dream for our sins”
The Face May 2004
“LaChapelle’s mantra is “never shoot a simply sexy picture.”
New York Times January 2004
“On the menu at Sundance”
The Face January 2004
“David LaChapelle has moved way beyond simple point ‘n’ click.”
Las Vegas Review Journal October 2003
“It’s not just going to be over the top and crazy.”
Stance Magazine June 2003

Oh I know: it may not be your taste. But if you don’t know his work you are missing out on a huge artist of our time.

It’s a book you want. Heck, I want.

Ok no fair. I already ordered one for myself.
This item is STRICTLY for those on the newsletter list.

So ….if you would like this book sent absolutely free to a shipping address of your choice, sign up today (unless you are already on the list) and check out your in-box on Wednesday morning. And we’ll ship anywhere in the world. No charge.

Cheers!
Damon Webster

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