Posts Tagged ‘David LaChapelle’

David LaChapelle Sued for $3 Million by Gallerist

Posted by on Thursday March 7, 2013 | Business, Celebrity, Fine Art

A Montana gallerist has sued David LaChapelle for $3 million dollars, alleging the photographer attacked him in his Manhattan apartment on March 9, 2012. The suit, filed yesterday by James Parmenter in Manhattan Supreme Court, alleges that in the middle of the night, LaChapelle threw Permanter around his apartment, choked him “nearly to the point... More

David LaChapelle Sues Former Manager

Posted by on Friday December 28, 2012 | Fine Art

Photographer David LaChapelle has sued his former manager, alleging he is owed $2.8 million for sales of his photographs and $755,000 for personal loans, the New York Post has reported. LaChapelle filed the claim against Fred Torres, whom he hired in 2005 “under a handshake agreement” to arrange exhibitions, provide career advice, and manage LaChapelle’s... More

PPE 2012: David LaChapelle Gets Personal

Posted by on Friday October 26, 2012 | Uncategorized

David LaChapelle began making photographs in the early Eighties in New York City while around him friends were dying of AIDS. His early black and white photos, shot by window light and manipulated in the darkroom through bleaching, burning or collaging, explored “metaphysical themes” of mortality and transcendence through religious imagery – winged figures, crosses... More

Rihanna Settles Copyright Lawsuit with David LaChapelle

Posted by on Thursday October 13, 2011 | Copyright/Legal

The copyright infringement case that forced a Federal judge to evaluate the originality of sadomasochistic motifs has ended in a settlement. Pop singer Rihanna has reached an out-of-court settlement agreement with photographer David LaChapelle, who sued her earlier this year for copyright infringement. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed. LaChapelle was seeking at least... More