Tribute to ‘Alien’ artist H.R. Giger (1940 – 2014)

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A staff member of the Museum HR Giger told AP that the artist H.R. Giger has died. Born in 1940, Giger was a pioneer in creating an imaginative macabre world. His most notable work appears in “Alien” and “Dune” sci-fi film classics that catapulted his status into stardom. In his museum and bar at Gruyeres, Switzerland, Giger’s oeuvre is in full display, from a biomorphic vaulted ceiling to Harkonnen chairs to intricately designed flooring patterns.

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Rest in peace, H.R. Giger.