- Arts and Design
Anton Corbijn - in black & white
photographing sound, artists and motions
Anton Corbijn started his career as a photographer in the 70's with portraits of David Bowie, Lou Reed, Miles Davis, Peter Gabriel and Joy Division.
It was Corbijn who created the public image of U2 in the 80's and he still continues to shape it.
For more than three decades now he has been taking photos of the greatest artists in the music world, cinema and beyond. This has made Corbijn one of the most influential portrait photographers of today. His work has been exhibited throughout Europe, USA and Japan.
In addition to his vocation as a photographer, Corbijn is also working as a filmmaker and designer, he has authored numerous books, directed music videos and created many album covers.
image: Joy Division Â©Anton Corbijn
image: U2 - The Joshua Tree
Death Valley, California, 1986
In Corbijn's long career there has been one constant: the band U2 and their collaboration of 22 years. U2 & i is dedicated to Bono, Edge, Larry and Adam, to their longstanding friendship, mutual inspiration and common experience of music during those years, that has become part of the history of photography through this interaction.
In this sought after title the long history from their first encounter in February 1982 in New Orleans to their April 2004 Lisbon shooting for the most recent U2 album is documented in a wealth of private and official photos with hand-written annotations by the photographer.
U2 & i by Anton Corbijn is the world bestselling title from 2005, hardcover, reduced size, reduced price & special edition. Purchase U2 & i by Anton Corbijn
Control - a film by Anton Corbijn - official trailer
Control on IMDB
at Movies Unlimited
Sam Riley stars as Ian Curtis
also featuring: Samantha Morton, Craig Parkinson
director: Anton Corbijn
length: 122 min.
aspect: Widescreen (Enhanced)
soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1
French Dolby Digital 5.1
subtitles: English (SDH), Spanish
extras: audio commentary, "making of" featurette,
concert footage, music videos, theatrical trailers
Interview with Anton Corjbin - about making Control
a related lens on Squidoo
Joy Division formed during 1976 in Salford, greater Manchester area in the UK by four young men:
Ian Curtis, Bernard Sumner, Peter Hook and
Originally the band was called Warsaw.
Read more at Joy Division - Decades
In Control - a diary
by Anton Corbijn
In Control is an illustrated diary containing photographs, hand-written notes and drawings detailing the creative process around this film through the stages of pre-production and filming to the post-production and the first screenings.
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