The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

We lost one of our greatest inspirations when H.R. Giger died the other day. But his artworks will live on and yield more creative bounty in the years to come. To celebrate his life and career, here's a showcase of the most incredible (and unnerving) artworks of H.R. Giger.

Astro-Eunuchs, 1967

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

The cover of Emerson, Lake and Palmer's 1973 album, Brain Salad Surgery

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

(via Progtracks)

Li I, 1974

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

(via CGSociety)

Li II, 1974

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

(via Vniz)

Behemoth

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Drawings for Alejandro Jodorowsky's Dune, an unsuccessful attempt from the mid-1970s to adapt Frank Herbert's 1965 classic

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

The basis for the Xenomorph in Alien: Necronom IV, 1976

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Carmen I

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

A Derelict Alien Cockpit, 1978

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Aliens, 1978

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Alien landscape, 1978

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Monster V

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

An Alien egg, 1978

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Facehugger, 1978

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Erotomechanics V

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Erotomechanics VII

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Erotomechanics IX

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Female Magician

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Bed Station

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Illuminatus I

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Necronome I

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Biomechanical Interior

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Mirror Image

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

(via Eircom)

Aleister Crowley

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

The Tourist IV, 1982

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Atomic Children

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Landscapes

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Landscape XVII

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Landscape XVIII

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Landscape XIX

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Biomechanical Landscape III (Trains)

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Anima Mia

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Biomechanoid

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

Darkseed, a horror point-and-click adventure game H.R. Giger worked on, released for Amiga and DOS in 1992.

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

The cover of Danzig III: How the Gods Kill, by Danzig, 1992

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

(via Album-Art)

Birth Machine, 1999

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

(via Matěj Stuchlík)

Two Giger bars, Chur and Château St. Germain, Gruyéres, Switzerland

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

The Most Unforgettable Creations of H. R. Giger

(via Wikimedia Commons 1 -2 - 3, H. R. Giger and Amy Dianna/Flickr)http://io9.com/the-greatest-s...

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The pictures above are from Museumsyndicate and Vniz, expect when noticed otherwise.