28 January 2015

This triptych was the inspiration for the iconic alien "chestburster"

The triptych is "Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion" by Francis Bacon.  (No, not that Francis Bacon).

I learned this and other interesting tidbits about the chestburster scene from this video -

(via Neatorama)

1 comment:

  1. Ooh, I loved the semiotic standard symbols! Never consciously noticed them in the movie; a good excuse to rewatch it :)


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