‘Alien’ creator H.R. Giger has died

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Not sure if seb but....


The renowned Swiss artist H.R. Giger has died at the age of 74, as a result of injuries sustained in a fall, Swiss public television, SRF, has reported. Giger was most famous for the alien monster he created for the movie of the same name.

SRF cited family sources. In the art world, Giger, who focused during his career on the fantastic realism and surrealistic genres, is best known for his contribution to the film Alien. The monster he created for Ridley Scott’s film earned him an Oscar for special effects in 1980.

His talent for scaring movie audiences was repeated in Poltergeist 2 (1986), Alien 3 (1992) and Species (1995). Computer game fans were able to enjoy his work in Dark Seed in 1995.
Nothing on the mainstream news about this other than a few articles from obscure news outlets.

Love the Alien films and I also remember playing Dark Seed on the Amiga back in the day. His style of art was strange but intriguing.

Alas, RIP Giger


nightmare, RIP fella - you're artwork was both brilliant, erotic and scary !


I remember watching Blue Planet or another of those Attenborough documentaries about the deep ocean where all kinds of hideous monstrous fish live in the lowest depths and there's one weird looking thing that the Alien monster was supposedly inspired from.
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