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Posts Tagged ‘David LaChapelle’

On the Cover of Paper Magazine, Courtney Love Looks Great

Much credit for this goes to photographer Richard Phibbs and shoot fashion director¬†Nicola Formichetti. Together, for the September issue of Paper, they have vividly captured Courtney Love to help celebrate the publication’s 30th anniversary.

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Love will no doubt be pleased by the cover, as well as by the ethical behavior of her interviewer, Alex Scordelis. When the reporter visited Love at her Hollywood home and was told by Love’s manager to wait as she wrapped up a call with David LaChapelle, he resisted temptation:

As I wait and fidget with my iPhone, I notice a bound manuscript, The Girl With the Most Cake, on the coffee table. It’s Love’s long-awaited memoir. I’m tempted to skim for a salacious passage, but resist. From the next room, I can hear Love on the phone with LaChapelle, dishing Internet-crashing quotes that I wish I could print, but shall remain off the record. Her hyperactive white Shih Tzu, Sugar, gnaws at my shoelaces and occasionally jumps on my lap. After 15 minutes, Love reemerges, pulls a cigarette from a pack of Marlboro Lights and lights up.

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Travel Writing

Travel WritingStarting September 23, learn how to turn your travel stories into published essays and articles! Taught by a former Vanity Fair staff writer, James Sturz will teach you how to report, interview, and find sources, discover story ideas and pitch them successfully, and understand what travel editors look for in a story. Register now! 

Vanity Fair and MOCA Team Up for West Hollywood Mural Project

Retna

Vanity Fair has teamed up with MOCA–with cash from Cadillac–to commission murals from Shepard Fairey, Retna (a.k.a. Marquis Lewis), and Kenny Scharf to grace the walls of the new West Hollywood Library. The murals are already done, and you can check Retna’s here if you want. But the formal unveiling will be on October 12. David LaChapelle will photograph the murals for a Vanity Fair Cadillac advertorial in its November issue.

Funny. All that coordination to get murals from three guys who like to creep around at night and GIVE their art away.

Anywho, press release after the jump:

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