New York Magazine November 26, 2012

The photographer known for his flamboyant, irreverent style presents a new series.

House of Wax

LaChapelle’s new images capture the forlorn, destroyed celebrity wax figures from Dublin’s National Wax Museum and other collections—piles of fractured faces, fingerless hands, and faceless noses, plus a beheaded Leonardo DiCaprio—to create a disturbing meditation on the ephemeral and often destructive nature of celebrity.

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