HR Giger first received acclaim in the 1960s with his airbrushed fantasy landscapes. However, he scored his big break in applied art, particularly in high-profile movie work, such as his design for Ridley Scott's "Alien", which earned him an Oscar. This book was designed by the artist himself and features detailed commentaries in which Giger describes his work from the early 1960s to the present day. 280 illustrations.
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This book was designed by the artist himself, and features detailed commentaries in which Giger describes his work from the early 1960s to the late 1990s; the authentic voice of the master.About the Author:
H.R. Giger (1940–2014) was a Swiss surrealist painter, sculptor and set designer. He first received acclaim in the 1960s with his airbrushed fantasy landscapes, and rose to fame through high profile movie work, most notably as part of the team behind the visual effects in Alien, which won an Academy Award. H.R. Giger's album covers for Debbie Harry and Emerson, Lake and Palmer were voted as being among the top hundred in music history by music journalists, while furniture designed by Giger graces bars from Tokyo to Switzerland. H.R Giger was named in the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame in 2013. H.R. Giger‘s many titles for TASCHEN include the Collector’s Edition Hologramm (1998), one of the first large format books TASCHEN ever published, as well as www HR Giger com, and HR Giger Arh+.
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