R.I.P. HR Giger



“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.


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