Art Brokerage: David LaChapelle American Artist: B.1968 David LaChapelle was born in Connecticut, North Carolina in 1968.he studied at the Art Student's League and North Carolina School of Arts. at age of 19, laChapelle went to New York where he met Andy Warhol. LaChapelle began his photography career with art created by Warhol. David LaChapelle is a photographer who tends to create his own visionary world, rather than reproduce what's visible in the world, a photography style that can be compared to no one. David lachapelle has evolved his photography into an idiosyncratic and highly personal combination of reportage and surrealism. LaChapelle is one of photography's brightest stars, bringing high intensity, larger than life images to the pages of magazines worldwide. Listings wanted.