Germann Auctionhouse Zurich
Lot 30 / Important Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings, Sculptures and MultiplesNovember 19, 2018 18:00

Lot 30

Giger H.R., 1940-2014 (CH)

Alien III / Necronom, 1990-2011

Sculpture. Polyester and metal, painted.

H 1100 mm W 780 mm D 2200 mm.

CHF180'000 / 220'000
EUR160'000 / 200'000
USD190'000 / 230'000

Provenance:
Private collection H.R. Giger, Zurich;
by the former owner in 2011 directly acquired from the artist;
Swiss private property.

Exhibition:
Nantes, Le lieu unique. HR Giger, Seul avec la nuit,
15. June - 27. August 2017 (different copy).

Certificates of authenticity:
Written certificate of authenticity by H.R. Giger.
Zurich, 20. September 2011;
Written certificate of authenticitiy by Marco Witzig, HR Giger Estate. Zurich, 20.10.2015.
The work is registered under the number:
2011-T-001 Necronom 2005 (Alien-III-Modell, 2nd state).

Literature:
see. Exhibition catalogue. HR Giger in Obwalden,
12. December 2010 - 10. April 2011.
Gruyères, Verlag Museum HR Giger, 2010.
Pages 48-49, illustration;
see. Exhibition catalogue. HR Giger Retrospectiva,
15. October 2009 - 6. January 2010.
San Sebastián, Sala Kubo Kutxa Fundazioa, 2009.
Pages 25 and 101, illustration;
see. Exhibition catalogue. HR Giger Kunst Design Film,
21. January - 26. July 2009.
Frankfurt am Main, Deutsches Filmmuseum, 2009;
see. Exhibition catalogue. Giger in Wien,
24. May - 1. October 2006.
Vienna, Kunsthaus Wien, 2006. Page 122, color illustration;
see. HR Giger Online Katalog, Database No. 2005-T-001.

Annotation:
The sculpture was originally planned to be the new Alien for the "Alien III" - Movie in 1990. The unfinished sculpture was than placed in the garden of H.R. Giger until the artist in 2005 newly designed and finished the sculpture under the name "Alien III / Necronom 2005".
The present sculpture is a new version of "Alien III / Necronom 2005", executed by H.R. Giger in 2011.

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