About the photographer, Anton CORBIJN (b. 1955 in Strijen, NL)
Anton CORBIJN lives and works now in The Hague (NL). Before he lived and worked in London for 30 years. He is best known for his black and white photographs of actors, musicians and artists, though he cannot be seen as a celebrity photographer - rather as someone who captures personalities that intrigue him. Some of his photographs have become iconic images of modern pop culture. Anton CORBIJN's portraits of figures such as Alexander McQueen, Tom Waits, Kate Moss, Björk and Clint Eastwood have now achieved iconic status. As visual director behind Depeche Mode and through his decades-long collaboration with U2 and others, he has made his mark on the way we look at an important aspect of contemporary culture. Besides his photographic oeuvre, Anton CORBIJN has designed stages, directed music videos and directed feature films. In 2007 he made his film debut with Control, about the life of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis. In 2014 his film 'A Most Wanted Man' was released and in 2015 his new film 'Life' - about the friendship between actor James Dean and photographer Dennis Stock - had its premiere.
Photo books by Anton CORBIJN
'Famouz' (2005); 'Inside the American' (2010); 'Waits / Corbijn. 1977-2011' (2013); '1-2-3-4' (2015); 'Hollands Deep. Retrospective' (2015); 'Allegro' (2018); 'The Living and The Dead' (2019); 'Mood/Mode' (2020)