R.I.P. HR Giger

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“My paintings seem to make the strongest impression on people who are, well, who are crazy. If they like my work they are creative … or they are crazy.”

-Giger 1979 Starlog magazine.

Swiss artist H.R. Giger passed away in a Swiss hospital Monday. Giger was best known for his design Biomechanical artwork most notably used on Ridley Scott’s masterpiece, Alien.

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(Above) Giger’s controversial cover for Emerson, Lake and Palmer’s 1973 album, Brain Salad Surgery.

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