H.R. Giger RIP

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Thanx for letting us enjoy your great art!

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Sad news. RIP indeed. Been a big fan since my teenage years. :(
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The stuff he did on the Aliens franchise made him probably the most famous artist in (post-Warhole) Alternative culture.

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Oh wow. RIP.
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Terrifyingly brilliant.

RIP
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Bit of a genious, lots of artist.

Apparently a banal accident ended his life... he deserved a much longer life indeed.

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Oh goodness... a sad passing.
His work has influenced so many aspects of culture. RIP.
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RIP :(
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He was a great Artist :(
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in similar way K. Vonnegut died.
nice art, great influence on tattoos community. :notworthy:
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A huge loss, RIP :(
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I don't know him/his name :oops: , but I do know his art now I see some of it. Love that :notworthy:
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another totally unique talent lost. an utter genius that few would dare copy (if they even could) who has inspired so many. RIP.
Waiting for another ....
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Izzy HaveMercy wrote:Bit of a genious, lots of artist.
No doubt about that ... :notworthy: ... but parts of his early works I found far enough off mark that I found genius and artisanship neglectible and nearly missed the Alien things he did as well.
Izzy HaveMercy wrote: Apparently a banal accident ended his life... he deserved a much longer life indeed.
I wouldn't want to judge what he deserved or not, but I share his approach of no rebirth, please. And if necessary, then not in a world as it is now.

RIP, H.R.Giger, we will probably see some day, whether it is a rest only, though I feel quite certain, it is final.
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Gawd, you show up at everyone's funeral :|
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James Blast wrote:Gawd, you show up at everyone's funeral :|
Ah, you're here as well? ... :D ...
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not for a funeral
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Hadn't heard this before, very sad :cry:

Another great artist gone forever...
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HR was a fookin legend, what a beautiful legacy he leaves behind. :notworthy:

On a work trip to Switzerland i slept in the same bed as Giger once. (not while he was in it you understand). i was hoping to wake up infected with a xenomorphic lifeform, but nope all i had was a bloody hangover.
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"Take a last decision and the cars to move it."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWoiVNvE1NI

Train designed by H. R. Giger.

Here's his other one.

https://giger.com/resource.php?id=219

I truly can't believe he's gone: THE artist of the 20th century (remember what Eldritch said about ethics and aesthetics?)


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I'm more peeved about the passing of this chap - http://www.patrickwoodroffe-world.com/index.htm
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For what it's worth, we still have Gutalin:

http://www.gutalin.org/


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Never seen or heard of her/him, thankee man. :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy:
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XidiouX wrote:For what it's worth, we still have Gutalin:

http://www.gutalin.org/


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Oh wow, definitely an alternative ... :notworthy: ... thanks for the link!
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