David LaChapelle is known internationally for his exceptional talent in combining a unique hyper-realistic aesthetic with profound social messages.
LaChapelle’s photography career began in the 1980’s when he began showing his artwork in New York City galleries. His work caught the eye of Andy Warhol, who offered him his first job as a photographer at Interview Magazine. His photographs of celebrities in "Interview Magazine": garnered positive attention, and before long he was making photos for a variety of top editorial publications and creating some of the most memorable advertising campaigns of his generation.
As part of the activities, there will be a free public lecture where the artist will discuss the importance of art in the world, and will speak live with students and the artistic community through a conference to be held at the Auditorio Telmex, located In Obreros de Cananea 747, Complejo Belenes, 45157 Zapopan. Jal., México.