Artist H.R. Giger, who designed the creature in Alien, has died at the age of 74 from injuries suffered in a fall. http://t.co/JFAJwVHuLw
— Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) May 13, 2014
He gave life to nightmarish creatures and settings in movies like “Alien” and “Species” as well as disturbing paintings melding human and machine elements. H.R. Giger’s work work is recognized across all creative genres from the visual arts to music and film.
Giger’s museum in Gruyères, Switzerland, reports that the artist has died at age 74 after being injured in a fall. He was remembered today by fans and artists of many disciplines.
Rest in Peace H.R. Giger pic.twitter.com/3L82JbkwhF
— Stephanie Leonidas (@StephLeonidas) May 13, 2014
We're very saddened by the news that Alien designer H.R. Giger has died, aged 73. A very unique genius. pic.twitter.com/MwOb2X1olv
— hmv (@hmvtweets) May 13, 2014
H.R. Giger, Man Who Designed the 'Alien' Creature, Dead at 74 http://t.co/hxGsxeyMo6
— Mashable (@mashable) May 13, 2014
— Duff Goldman (@Duff_Goldman) May 13, 2014
RIP H.R. Giger…
You Swiss Surrealist Madman. pic.twitter.com/yKYB2BMEkV
— David Hayter (@DavidBHayter) May 13, 2014
— Kotaku (@Kotaku) May 13, 2014
R.I.P. H. R. Giger. The first 30 seconds of this clip is probably my favourite shot from any film ever: https://t.co/1g6Cx6iNg0
— Shadow Dancer (Al) (@alshadowdancer) May 13, 2014
H. R. Giger's genius helped shape my life long love of science fiction and horror…he will live forever in our most delightful nightmares!
— David Hewlett (@dhewlett) May 13, 2014
— Bonnie Burton (@bonniegrrl) May 13, 2014
RIP H.R. GIGER a genius visionary http://t.co/GuJx8xcHlG
— SINDEN (@gSINDEN) May 13, 2014
— Metro News Canada (@MetroNewsCanada) May 13, 2014
— Tracy Ann Oberman (@TracyAnnO) May 13, 2014
You always hate to see a great artist go. RIP H.R. Giger.
— Dallon Weekes (@DallonWeekes) May 13, 2014