Gottfried Helnwein (born 8 October 1948) is an Austrian born Austrian-Irish fine artist, painter, photographer, installation and performance artist. Helnwein studied at the University of Visual Art in Vienna (Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Wien). He was awarded the Master-class prize (Meisterschulpreis) of the University of Visual Art, Vienna, the Kardinal-König prize and the Theodor-Körner prize. [source WIKI]
but his latest paintings are even more scary than those forks-in-eyes images from the halcyon days of OMNI science-fiction magazine, where I first came across the blitz-krieg-ing Helnwein Mentality in all its glossy full-page glory.