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.