H.R. Giger is generally known for his paintings, his concept art work for the Alien film franchise, and more recently for his amazing biomechanical sculptures, but when Giger wasn't working he was snapping Polaroids that reveal the man behind the ghastly machines:
Antennae Books recently released "Polaroids: H.R. Giger", featuring dozens of Polaroids from Giger's private collection, portraits which have somehow become more poignant, and insightful, since his passing:
Giger's photographs are just as sexy and experimental as his paintings, which can be seen in the background in many of these candid photos, and they share a side of Giger known well by his friends but relatively unseen by his fans.
(Some images may be considered NSFW)
-Via Boing Boing