Knowledge Identifier: +Anton_Corbijn
Corbijn started his career of music photographer when he saw the Dutch musician Herman Brood playing in a café in Groningen around 1975
His first video in colour was made for U2 in 1984 for their single "Pride"
Captain Beefheart - One of Van Vliet's last public appearances was in the 1993 short documentary "Some Yo Yo Stuff" by filmmaker Anton Corbijn, described as an "observation of his observations
Depeche Mode - The film was directed by Anton Corbijn and in 1995 earned the band their first Grammy nomination
Marlene Dumas - Between 1998 through 2000, in collaboration with the photographer Anton Corbijn, she worked on a project called "Stripping Girls", which took the strip clubs and peep shows of Amsterdam as their subject; while Corbijn exhibited photographs in the show, Dumas took Polaroids which she used as sources for her pictures.
Captain Beefheart - Released in 2004 by Rhino Handmade in a limited edition of 1,500 copies, this signed and numbered box set contains a "Riding Some Kind of Unusual Skull Sleigh" CD of Vliet-recited poetry, the Anton Corbijn film of Vliet "Some YoYo Stuff" on DVD and two art books
Author William Gibson refers to a fictitious portrait by Corbijn of the character Hollis Henry in his 2007 novel "Spook Country"
In May 2011 Corbijn presented Mandela Landscape, an artwork consisting of Corbijn's portrait of Nelson Mandela stitched by Dutch textile artist Berend Strik
In February 2014, he start filming his next project "Life" about James Dean and photographer Dennis Stock