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Swiss fantasist H.R.Giger conducts you through his diverse alien landscapes, inhabited by the spectral offspring of his vivid dreams and darkest nightmares.
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published January 1st 1993 by Morpheus International
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Leothefox
Aug 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: art lovers
Shelves: art-books
This book actually changed the course of my life, odd as that may sound. Since my discovery of this book in a Barnes & Noble when I was 12, Giger determined my course as an artist and lover of the arts. Oddly enough this determined my path as a reader too, since Giger turned me onto Lovevecraft, who turned me onto Dunsany, Clark Ashton Smith, Howard, etc.

Compared to Giger's other coffee table books (Necronomicon 1 & 2), this one has a kind of odd division between the 60s ink works and th
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Barbi Faye (The Book Fae)
OH. MY. GAWD!!! WOO! As you may or not know, I have been sorting through boxes of books that have been collected by me and fam over the last decade or two, and I am desperately trying to thin the collection. I come across THIS HUGE BEAST of a book. oof... Grumble... how am I gonna fit this in mah library...complain... it's so big... moan. So, after all that, I looks it up after looking and reading it a bit; it's huge, got it's own case and everything. I like Giger and his work, I love Alien.
But
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Tristan Goding
Feb 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
Giger is insane, but ingenious. His style, techno-flesh-morph, is a wonder to behold. His imagery is savage, yet deeply erotic, and his sensibilities are true to the human condition. HR Giger was unashamed of his artistry, and this book, which primarily features his landscapes and structures, completely reflects this side of him in as vivid a way as you can imagine. I borrowed this book for over a year from a very good friend of mine, back in high school, and the pictures are still seared into m ...more
Thomas
Nov 07, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: art
Another treasured book on my shelf. I love all the sexy women's mouths Giger paints in this book. I really want this ring:
http://www.artatlarge.com/pages/giger...
So then I would have another big chunky ring to never actually wear.
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Hans Ruedi Giger is an Academy Award-winning Swiss painter, sculptor, and set designer best known for his design work on the film Alien.
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