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today’s birthday: H.R. Giger (1940)


H.R. Giger (1940)

Giger was a Swiss painter, sculptor, and set designer who became popular for providing concept art for the movies Alien and Species and won an Oscar for his work on the former in 1980. His work is often surreal and nightmarish and is recognizable for its frequent blending of human forms and mechanical or industrial elements. It is this “biomechanical” style for which Giger is best known. From where did the artist draw much of his early inspiration? More… Discuss

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In America the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience. Oscar Wilde


In America the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Discuss