British Vogue: Renaissance Man 

Ahead of the V&A’s Botticelli Reimagined show (March 5 to July 3), David LaChapelle traces the Renaissance master’s influence on his own work, from portraits in New York East Village to his famous recreation of The Birth of Venus (page 238). For his latest project, the Aristocracy series, below right, the photographer’s inspiration returns to the 21st century, as he turns his gaze to aviation. “I’m fascinated by today’s private-jet class and the separate world they inhabit from the rest of us.

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