8 Absurdly Surreal H.R. Giger Paintings To Haunt Your Dreams

8 Absurdly Surreal H.R. Giger Paintings To Haunt Your Dreams

H.R. Giger has passed away at the age of 74, depriving us of one of the greatest dark surrealists in art. He was well known for creating the Alien from the movie Alien, but he got famous making paintings. Here are some good examples of his maddeningly surreal work.

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Those where some of the... safer choices, I am not even into art but its easy for even someone like me to see the impact his work had on science fiction and fantasy.

I just realized, I played DarkSeed II just like a month ago. It took me 3 days to make it run with everything, in a DOSBox'ed Win95 installation, but worth it. Awesome game, I hope gog.com will get around to having it for sale someday.

How about a retro review of DarkSeed II in memory of Giger?

Also, I have 2 books illustrated by him. Great stuff.

An amazing, iconic artist, who made some haunting and provocative pieces. You could never mistake H.R. Giger's work for anything else.

If you could get inside his head, I'd bet this would be playing 24/7:
http://youtu.be/XjzC2DRgEo4

Jokes aside, I doubt we'll ever have anyone quite like him again.

 

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