Kurt Cobain's Paintings: See 5 Art Pieces From 'Montage of Heck'

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Kurt Cobain in a still from HBO's "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck" documentary. 

Even if you haven't seen Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck yet, Nirvana fans have to give it up for director Brett Morgen for reintroducing some long-lost Kurt Cobain creations into the world. In addition to Cobain's haunting acoustic cover of the Beatles' "And I Love Her," the documentary featured a look at some rarely seen paintings from the late rock icon.

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Some of the paintings are very similar to the cover art for Nirvana's odds-and-ends comp Incesticide, which is not surprising -- Cobain did it himself. But a few of the other paintings (scared koala!) show a different stylistic direction, making the case that unlike a number of rock star painters, Cobain had range.

Check them out below. In case you're wondering what's up with the "By Michael Azzerad" [sic] scrawled into the "Come As You Are" painting, Azerrad wrote a Nirvana biography of the same name which came out prior to Cobain's death.

All art work by Kurt Cobain; End Of Music/Courtesy of HBO.