Anton Corbijn | the artist
The artist Anton Corbijn
Born 1955, Strijen, Hoekse Waard, Netherlands.
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Anton Corbijn has "a reluctance to impose" on his subjects that they admire, "a way of making you feel that you wouldn’t mind experimentally making an arse of yourself—because he doesn’t either," says Brian Eno, whose eerie portrait is one of the more arresting images in this collection of Corbijn’s work.
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anton corbijn: noorderlicht
Corbijn (1955) became well-known because of his photos of jazz and pop musicians. Three phases can be distinguished when considering his oeuvre. At the moment he is in his third phase. The atmospheric, often melancholy black and white photos that mark his begin period have had an immense influence on the international portrait photography. Apart from being fascinated by music, Corbijn is also greatly interested in film, literature and fashion. The celebrities of this era have been brought together in one oeuvre. The portraits from the series "Star Trak," part of Corbijn's second phase, are less factual than his earlier photos…