“Bibliotheca gigeriana…”

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If those words in the title grab your interest in the Swiss artist whose work on ALIEN (1979) benchmarked the genre, you will enjoy this 2016 article by Andreas J. Hirsch at Vice.com, where he offers an interesting look at a familiar subject. From the site:

 

Taschen’s monograph on the late genius H.R. Giger took ten years to complete and is one of the most comprehensive examinations of the artist’s inimitable work. In this excerpt, writer Andreas J. Hirsch explains why Giger’s work is like a “Rosetta Stone.”

Source: How H.R. Giger Invented Sci-Fi’s Most Terrifying Monster – VICE

 

For my part, I immediately thought of Dominic Kulcsar’s similarly ruminative posts on the wickedly mesmerizing artwork of H. R. Giger.

Enjoy!

 

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