HR Giger Polaroids
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Newly discovered pics from the designer of "Alien"

  • 08 July 2014

True story: Alien is this correspondent’s favorite film.

Those canny face-hugging xenomorphs, based on the biomechanical musings of Swiss surrealist H.R. Giger, were the stuff of Oscar-worthy nightmares.

And while Giger passed this May, he’s now risen from the dead with H.R. Giger Polaroids, just released.

From the Swiss publishing house Antenne, Polaroids features a trove of unpublished pics and art, from playful to “Um, WTF?”

HR Giger self-portrait

A few standouts:

Hey, the man’s art was his life.

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H.R. Giger Polaroids

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