H R Giger's art.

Leading from 

HR Giger with his Alien 3 beast. (source: http://fantasticvisions.net/)

a) Artwork

Prometheus drawings 22 to 27 & 30Deck Elements (2011)

Prometheus drawing 14: Fifield Monster  (22nd February, 2011) 

Prometheus drawing 12: Babyhead (23rd February, 2011) 

Prometheus drawing 0-4: Alien Beast for Prometheus (16th February, 2011) 

Xenoerotica drawings (2005)

Unused dragon sketch for "Reign of fire" (2000)

The Windowlickers I, II & III (1999) (Homage to Chris Cunningham video) 

Aquatic Super Facehugger (1990)

Bambi-burster  (1990)

Alien 3 beast (1990)
618: Carmen I (1988/1989) (Radio Times illustrations for the Proms 88)

610: Pump Excursion  (1988)), (Die Wittwe des Rennfahrers work 612 (1988) 620 & 620b (1989) (Gun played as musical instrument as if by an American-Indian)

607: The Net II (1988) (References "Coping with Cuts" Radio Times illustration from

597: Biomechanical landscape I (work 597) (1987) (Kokopelli playing a flute in a drowned world where there was a dog that ran for president)

591: The Net I  (References "Coping with Cuts" Radio Times illustration from
585: The Saxophonist(1986) (Radio Times Eurovision Song Contest performers)

583: Biomechanical Landscape I (1984 -1986) (Fire Engine Scene from The Eternals #16 and Giedi Prime from David Lynch's Dune)

580: Power and powerlessness of a relationship (1985) (Radio Times illustration by Wendy Hoile from 10th March 1984 for "A whimper to a grave" BBC Radio play)  

Untitled drawing (1985) (Echoes of Life Cycle Hieroglyhics and Alien Monster III)

562: Evolution Chinoise  (1981-1984) (The China Concerts meets Alice in Wonderland meets Museum of the Year)

561: Trumpets of Jericho (Tomita's Kosmos album cover)  

518: Future Kill II

517: Future Kill I

515: Victory IV (Felicity Kendal presenting Disney Time, holding Mickey and Minnie mouse)

513: Demon  (1978) (William Hieronyeamus Ereborsch (Mount Erebor +William Onyeabor + Hieronymus Bosch)+ Oni + Heikegani Crab + Arnold B√∂cklin's Die Toteninsel III The Big Top)

512: For Judith  (Crucifixion scene merged with a racing car being inspected by fans)

509: Alien Heads (1983) (Villemot's Perrier... C'est Fous 1979)

508: Biomechanoid with three heads (1983)  (references Radio Times 2nd-8th June 1979) 

500: Totem  (1983) (Christ taken down from the cross from Radio Times 

496: The Tourist VIII Two aquatic aliens (1982) (Boy on his fathers shoulders on Charles and Diana's wedding day and 2001 A Space Odyssey Illustration from The Radio Times)
492: The Tourist IV (Tentacled Creature) (1982)

487: Anima Mia (1980/81)  (Swans Reflecting Elephants of Celebes amongst Guernican debris of an automobile giving birth to a blind horse biting a telephone)

476: N.Y. City XVI (1981) (Jackson Pollock's "Pasiphae' and Lord of the Rings illustration from The Radio Times)

472b: Debbie II (1981) (Queen of Akku-Akku-Punk-Ture!)

472: N.Y. City XXII (work472) (1981) (Radio Times illustration "Australia: A Long Way Home", Rolls Royce Chief David Plastow with Rolls Royce, Boney M and Battlestar Galactica's The Tucana singers )

470b: Debbie (1981) (Queen of Akku-Akku-Punk-Ture!)

470: N. Y. City XX "Ein Stadt Sucht einen Mördor"  (1981)
467: N.Y. City XVII Crowley (1981) (Phallic buildings turning into Darth Vader merged with Nommo pretroglyph)  

464: N. Y. City XIV Factory (1981) (Ballard photo collage from Radio Times for Harley Cokeliss' Crash

459: N.Y. City IX Jahreswechsel (1980-1981?)  ( Illustration by David Smith from 23rd february-1st March 1980 edition of Radio Times)

452: N.Y. City II Lovecraft over N.Y. City (work 452) (1980)
(Mummification ritual merged with American TV viewers, a woman adjusting TV, a family of foxes frames with Judy Garland's love photos)

444: Biomechanic Mia (Egyptian Style) (1980)  (Lemurian train bomb from Jack Kirby's The Eternals #16 , July 1977  and WHSmiths Christmas Presents for Dads, 1980)
437: Beaubourg  (1980)  (Arctic camera man and penguin from Twelve Flags South and Kiwi from Zoo Time transform into the Beaubourg centre)

434: Biomechanical landscape (sack) (1980) (Tomita's Firebird album cover and merged with illustration for Bellamy Down Under in Radio Times)

433: ZDF (1980)  ( The ZDF television channel is a front for a Zeta Reticulan conspiracy, while the Pakal Votan Tomb lid rocketeer continues to explore the galaxy merged with starmap from Temple of Hathor via the cover of Tomita - Bolero 12" cover,  reaching to the Betty Hill starmap via the Drak space station along the Risk Business, going over to Dali's "Daddylonglegs of the evening- hope!" and Morton Subotnik, John Cage and Frank Zappa on the crest of the Californian new wave, before heading back and pairing the Betty Hill starmap with the Dali painting via"Dogman in Doktor Oktorpus Nonplussed"leaping toward Joost Schmidt's Bauhaus poster via "Beat Extra")

431: Biomechanic Metempsychosis (1980) (Radio Times cover for Doomwatch and Doctor Doom)
424: Erotomechanics IX (Fellatio)) (1979) (Publicity image for The Burke Special in The Radio Times, (19th July 1973)
423: Erotomechanics VIII (1979) (Radio Times illustrations for "I cracked it" featuring trains on tracks, The Royal International Horse Show jumping and Gustave Courbet's L'Origine Du Monde)

422: Erotomechanics VII (1979) (Bedroom practices with alien head in the manner of Pakal Votan Tomb lid framed by Dali's Portrait of Portrait of the Viscountess Marie-Laure de Noailles

418: Biomechanical Landscape III "Trains"(1979) (Trains merged with Radio times cover photos for villages of the Hindu Kush and Into the Unknown )
417Biomechanical Landscape II (work 417) (1979) ( Pollock's "The Moon-Woman Cuts the Circle" merged with "Bald Woman with Skeleton" and woman holding a long printout wrapped around Inspector Clouseau's head)

415: Ugly  (1979) (The Celestial's giant spacecraft from The Eternals #2 )

414: Cabinet door for Mia (1979) ( The Blackpool Tower Circus illustration for The Radio Times 24/8/74 BBC1 and Billy Smarts Children Circus illustration (for the 9 january 1978, Radio Times) by Alan Cracknell)

413: Biomechanical Landscape  (1979) (Lovecraftian monstrosities in the form of Sea horses, masks, perhaps people sneezing  following the interlinking structure of Jackson Pollock's "mural", Sea horses, masks, perhaps people sneezing)

412: Vlad Tepes  (1978) (Wifredo Lam's Femme Cheval (1957) merged Steiner-Prag illustration from The Golem and Pluto the dog turned into something inspired by Dracula movie, guest starring the banana splits and Young Virgin Auto-Sodomized by the Horns of Her Own Chastity)

411: Landscape (1978) (Geometrical design from November 1978 Radio Times cover )
410: Alien Monster V (1978)

409: Alien Monster III  (1978) (Painting from"The Creeping Flesh" appears to reference Max Von Moos' "Devil's Kitchen (or Stalingrad)",  and elements from both merged with the Tomita "Bermuda Triangle" album

408: Alien Monster IV (1978) (Treasures of Galaxatanic Lemurian train bomb-Ballardrog armed with serpentine zigzag tongue of fire and flailing daddy longlegs of the evening-hope at an exhibition

407 Alien Monster II (1978) (Louis Jourdan as Count Dracula with surrounding architecture transformed into creepy crawlies)

404: Landscape (1978) (Cyclops triskellion German and British album covers for Tomita's Snowflakes Are Dancing, decorated with spikes from German WW1 military helmet)

403: Space Trip 2  (1978) (Looney Tunes Tasmanian devil whirl tunnel for a train set)

402: Space Trip I  (1978) (Star Wars poster with Darth Vader head with eye lens bearing an eight configuration.)

401: HP Lovecraft's Visit (1978) (Radio Times Doctor Who photo collage page from 7th May 1970)
397: Landscape with Wreck  (1978) for Alien

393: Cocoon (1978) for Alien (Fondu man)
388: Egg silo interior version II (1978) for Alien (Pink Panther painting with paint pallet in hand and the Oyster and the Carpenter with Oysters)
386: Egg Silo Interior version I (1978) for Alien
386: Alien corpse detail (1978) for Alien  (Alien corpse after photo of Freddie Young)

385: Landscape  (1978) for Alien (Landscape with Alien corpse that might as well be Christ taken down from the Cross)
384: Life Cycle Hieroglyphics  (1978) for Alien (Nut the sky goddess and Ron Cobb's Alien Temple artwork intersecting with  Ernst Fuchs' Triumph Of The Unicorn via William Onyeabor's "Crashes in Love" and Biomechanical Landscape (work 312)
380: Alien corpse detail (work 386) (1978) for Alien (Photo of cameraman Freddie Young) 
380: "Pilot in Cockpit" (work 380) (1978) for Alien (Henu Barque, The Walrus and the Carpenter with empty oyster shells) 
380:  The Space Jockey ( Pilot in cockpit as seen in Alien)( 1978) (Henu Barque meets Moebius' Arzac's bird and Dali's Martian Dali equipped with a double holoelectronic microscope, with echoes of sculpture of giant pilot in space capsule from The Eternals and the Hydra)

378: Egg Silo Exterior  (1978) for Alien (Breast shaped ruins via R'lyeh via Wyndham Lewis' "A Battery? shelled" )  
374: Wreck (1978) for Alien (Was-Sceptre at the V&A merged with a barge of a million years by way of a sea lion with stingray gills and Pink Panther riding on a shop of the desert)
Alien stage III version 4 ( no work number) (1978)

372/373: Alien stage III version 3 ) (1978) (Alien design by way of inner brain parts and Lady Penelope's pink Rolls Royce)

370/371: Alien stage III version 2 (work 370 & 371) (1978 ) (Alien by way of Jack Kirby's The Terrible Totem, the side view evolves by way of a portrait of JG Ballard based on Autumnal Cannibalism (the photo should be called Autumnal Canniballard) and then an alien being concept for 2001 A Space Odyssey.

369: Alien stage III version 1 (1978) (Alien design by way of Wifredo Lam's Femme)

368: Alien II chestburster concept (work 368) (1978) (Three studies for figures at the base of a crucifixion via racing cars and horse rider for World of Sport in the TV Times)

359: Illuminatus II (1978) (Illuminatus trilogy via album cover of Tomita's planets)

358: Illuminatus I  (1978) (Illuminatus trilogy... etc )
356: Biomechanic landscape (1977) (Buried impression of a Saxophone)

355: Stillbirth Machine III (1977) (Eraserhead meet Fuchs' "Samson finds the carcass of the lion")

350: Homage to Bocklin (1977) (Boecklin's Island of the dead) 

344: Mirror Image (1977) (Robert Venosa's Enlightenment)

342: "Deathbirth Machine II" (1977) (Impressions of the Henu Barque)
341: Witches Dance  (1977) (Max Ernst's Robing of the Bride dancing around Marcel Duchamp's Fountain merged with Otto Dix's The Skat Players)

331: The Spell IV (1977) (Lang's Metropolis and Melies' 20,000 Leagues under the sea)

328: Space I (1976) ( Fisher Price Airport and Jet Plane merged with UFO Sky Diver connected with submarine and whales)
324 Satan I (1977)
320: The Spell III (1976) (Takeda Shingen's head dress) 

319: Biomechanic Landscape IIa (1976) (Scenes of the Ghettos from Meyrink's The Golem)

318:  Necronom IX (1976) ( Exorcist's Pazuzu head meets The Fly and  Dali's "Daddy Longlegs of the Evening - Hope!" Astrostation)

317: Necronom VIII  (1976) ("Sleep" meets Olmec "Man In Serpent"hydrocopter )

316: Necronom VII (1976)  (Elements of Otto Dix's Skat Players and Viking helmet becomes the Ice Warrior from Doctor Who)

313 Stillbirth Machine (1976) (Ernst Fuchs' Observatorium and Joseph's Technicolour Dream Coat)
312: Biomechanical Landscape (1976) (West Australian cave art featuring abstract human figures in ritual dance and Ernst Fuchs Triumph of the Unicorn)

306: Necronom VI (1976) (Baron Harkonnen with leaf blower connected to groin while the inspector is attacked by an octopus)
304: Necronom V (1976) ( Microtron combines with motorcyclist female representative of Pink Panther-Pakal Votan's carrying a Maoi Kava-Kava waiters friend in a papoose carrier,  flying a rocketship that transforms into a family camper torn apart by a premonition Spanish Civil War offers proof to ancient alien enthusiasts that extra-terrestrial visited Earth thousands of years ago)

303: Necronom IV  (1976) (Mobile exploration lab echoing of Mummification Ritual as the Pink Pantherzuzu via Saturner-Prag's Golem eating his son meets the Wadjet by way of Fuchs "Angel of death" inducing magic form of Napoleon’s Nose, Transformed into a Pregnant Woman, is Strolling His Shadow with Mickeymouselancholia amongst Original Ruins  )

302/302a: Necronom III and Necronom IIIa (1976) (Suicidal donaldaffy duckopelli in the eye of Leflyathan diving Celebellephancaster bomber gun turret Biotron)

301: Necronom II (1976) (The Watchers of Cirith Ungol, Egyptian god Khepri, King Tut's Desert Glass Pectoral and Mickey Mouse and the Stratastation)

300: Necronom I (1976) (Ernst Fuchs "Vision" 1953,  Dinky Captain Scarlet SPV and Dali's Portrait of Picasso )

298a: Biomechanic Landscape II (1976) (Oscar Wilde(?),Motorbike(?),Fuseli's Nightmare and ) Sacred palm and wild goat lentoid from Palaeokastro in Crete )

297: Biomechanic Landscape I  (1976) (Holbein's Henry VIII, a cigar guillotine and The Nativity by Guido da Siena, 1270s)

296: Mordor XII (1976) (Flu and steam inhaler (?))

295: Samurai (1976)  (Sommelier Knife) 
288: Landscape XXXII  (1975/76) (Willy Pogany's illustration from The Song Celestial (Bhagavad Gita))

283: Mordor VII (1975) (Family of Marsupial Centaurs giving birth to a moon wearing a nightcap while sowing at the Master's Grave)
282: Mordor VI(1975) (Nommo manifestations through squid like sea-monks turning into a woman's dress  and sea-bishop that's dried out Sting-Ray trimmed to a roughly humanoid form, turning into Kubin's The Brood who penetrates the woman's behind with a black sausage doubling as a pneumatic tube capsule )
281: Mordor V ( (1975) (Nommo from Sirius with catfish like head disguised as a japanese dumpling, imbedded in the Clock house that transforms into sausages , a sea serpent slain by Perseus as the mermaids purse yolk transforms Nommo disguised as an Andromedan buttock face puffer fish moonhopper haggis blowing like the north wind.)

280: Mordor IV  (1975) (Fisher Price Teacher Clock merges with the Enigma of William Tell/Jethro Tull as a spectral moon playing an aqualung, echoes of Man Apes and what's neither a Manitou, a Manatee or Manta Ray but a sea lion with sting ray gills and mouth) 
279: Mordor III (1975) (Spectre of H P Lovecraft or even Beardsley or merged with that of the world of sea monkeys?) 

278: Mordor II  (1975) (Hans Bellmer doll merged with statuette of a seated Cthulhu held in hands and the cover of the short story collection "The Inner Landscape" featuring J G Ballard as one of the authors)

277: Mordor I (1975) (Sheath of the spear of destiny transforms into a male member, elongated limbs and corpse in dark cutaway space. An oval slants down the left. )

270: Lord of the Rings II  (1975) (Max Ernst's Eye of Silence by way of J G Ballard's The Crystal World)

274: A. Crowley (The Beast 666)  (1975) (Ideas from Crowley's Snowdrops from a Curate’s Garden, photo of prisoners from the Buchenwald's Nazi concentration camp 1945 etc.)

273: Landscape XXXI (1975)

271: National Park (1975) (Uterine explorations by way of Jean Cocteau's "Reveries of Opium" 1938 (which was inspired by Dali-s The Great Masturbator (1928) Fuchs "Triumph of the Sphinx" and Dado's Tribute to Cazotte

264: Passage Temple Way of the Magician (work 264) (1975) (Page from Jack Kirby's comic book story "The Demon" showing huge idol)

263Passage Temple Death (1975) (Page from Jack Kirby's comic book story "The Demon" showing huge idol)

262: Passage Temple entrance (work 262) (1975) (Fisher Price Cot Activity Centre, Tutenkhamun's Desert Glass Pectoral and star map from the Tomb of Pharaoh Seti I))   

261: Passage Temple (Life)  (1974) ( Ernst Fuchs' "Triumph of the Unicorn" (1952,  Jason Blood's artifact collection from "The Demon" #8, April (1973 ) by Jack Kirby and skinless lemur drawing by Lee Brown Coye (1973))

255: Biomechanoid III,  (1974) (Inhaling the odour of Tah-Di-Isis)  

247: Landscape XXVII (Variations on the illustration by Lawrence Ratzkin for J G Ballard's Crash  

238: The Spell II  (1974) (Wifredo Lam's Les Noces, Relic from Jack Kirby's The Demon, Mad magazine fold-in, Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells and Virgin record label)

237: The Spell I  (1973-1974) (Monolithic vessel inspired by the Cristo Redentor of Rio De Janeiro with echoes of "Jesus Christ Superstar" merged with Egyptian dwarf god Bes journeys into the stargate)

221: Friedrich Kuhn II (1973)
220: Friedrich Kuhn I (1973)

219: Landscape XX (1973)  (Pizza)

216: Landscape XIX (1973)

214: Landscape XVIII (1973)   (Pizza)

210: Aleph (1972-1973)  (Doctor Who and The Curse of Peladon with an air of "The wind from nowhere")

209: Landscape XVI (1972)  (Orgy transforming into Cyberman by way of a bitches brew)
208: Landscape XV (1972-1973)  (Pasta) 

207: Landscape XIV (1972-1973)  

203: Landscape X (1972)  (Military service shooting practice and Gaia

190: Chiquita (1972)  (Chiquita bananas)
189: Super Star (1972)

181: Assuan (1972) (Picasso's Guernica by way of Day of Judgement and Picasso's Guernica and Nourlangie rock art in Kakadu in Australia)

147: Felt Pen Drawing (1971)  (biomechanised Cuban doomsday weapon from Our Man In Havana)

112-113, 116-120, 145: Passages I-IX (1970 approx,  ) (Dreams of being trapped in a room)
93b: Swiss Made Extra-Terrestrial suit (1968) (Giger's "woman with child" transformed into something other than a cyberman from Doctor Who.)

93: Homage To S.Beckett  (1968) (abstracted Dali's The Great Masturbator)

72: "Mother with Child" (1967) references Brusilov's "Des Visiteurs Du Cosmos" illustration?
71: Astro Eunuchs (1967)

69: Die Atom Kinder  (1967-1968) (Cold War feelings turn into Cyberpunk)

b) The artist's life
  1. The Mummy at the museum
  2. HR Giger discovers the airbrush

c) Works as series
  1. The Passage Temple Environment
  2. Necronom series 
  3. Mordor series
  4. The Spell i, ii, iii & iv 
  5. Passages I-IX
d) Discussion about Giger's work
  1. Author and radio presenter Richard Hoagland chats about Alien and HR Giger on his show "The Other Side Of Midnight"
e) Dreams
  1. Ernst Fuchs type Demon
  2. Shaft Dreams
  3. Passages Nightmares 
  4. Military Service And School dream memories 
f) Influences and people referenced
  1. Gerry Anderson (TV and film producer, director and writer)
  2. Sergius Golowin (Researcher of folklore and esotericism)
  3. JG Ballard (Writer)
  4. Edward Burne-Jones (19th Century British Symbolist artist) 
  5. Salvador Dali (Surrealist artist)
  6. Jean Delville (Symbolist artist) 
  7. Walt Disney (American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer)
  8. Otto Dix (German painter amd printmaker)
  9. Max Ernst (Surrealist artist)
  10. Frank Frazetta (Science fiction and fantasy artist.)
  11. Ernst Fuchs (Artist who co-founded the Vienna School of Fantastic Realism)
  12. James Gleeson (Australian Surrealist)
  13. Jack Kirby (comic book writer/illustrator)
  14. Mati Klarwein (Painter)
  15. Wifredo Lam (Surrealist and cubist painter)
  16. Max Von Moos  (Painter)
  17. Gustave Moreau (Symbolist) 
  18. William Onyeabor (Synth-Funk pioneer) 
  19. Gilles Rimbault (French artist)
  20. Hugo Steiner-Prag's drawings for Meyrink's The Golem (Illustrator)
  21. JRR Tolkien (British fantasy author)
  22. Isao Tomita (Japanese music composer)
  23. Bernard Villemot  (French poster artist)
  24. Ling Chi execution photos 
  25. Giger Lexicon (still in development)
  26. H. R. Giger and the Zeitgeist of the Twentieth Century by Stanislav Grof, M.D., Ph.D. (http://www.primal-page.com/grofgige.htm 
  27. Grof on Giger: The Transpersonal Nature of Art, Inspiration, and Creativity (Part 1 of 2) 
  28. Grof on Giger: The Transpersonal Nature of Art, Inspiration, and Creativity (Part 2 of 2)
  29. Military service and School memories,  
  30. Out of body experiences 
  31. Ancient Egyptian mysteries
  32. Petroglyphs
  33. Tale of the Scarecrow 
  34. Brothers Grimm's "The Story of a Boy Who Went Forth to Learn Fear"
  35. Saint Stephen's Catacombs
  36. The architecture of Cambodia
  37. Giger inspired by mother's hospitalisation and metal hip plates
  38. People's treatment of animals
  39. Cocteau's Beauty And The Beast 
  40. Hieronymus Bosch 
  41. Micronaut toys 
  42. Fisher Price toys
  43. The TV series Doctor Who
  44. Radio Times images 
  45. Giger's use of opium
  46. The Pink Panther 
  47. Frank Frazetta
  48. Giger's biomechanoid world. (still in development)
g) See: Studio environments
  1. H R Giger's work studio during Alien at Shepperton Studios, 1978 
  2. H R Giger's work studio in the corner of a film studio at Shepperton, 1978 
  3. H R Giger's studio moved into the hut in the car park, 1978
  4. H R Giger's studio moved to the Art Department, 1978
  5. HR Giger's studio at home in Chur in Switzerland
h) Record covers... etc
  1. Dead Kennedys' Frankenchrist and Giger's Penis Landscape
  2. The "Futurekill" poster artwork 
i) Echoes of Giger
  1. Virus (2016) film poster references Giger's ELP XII?
  2. Cronenberg's Mugwump from Naked Lunch

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