Swiss artist Hans-Ruedi Giger has died at the age of 74, Reuters reports quoting Swedish public broadcaster SRF. Giger died as a result of injuries after a fall
Best known to the public for designing the Alien creature (or Xenomorph) from the Alien movie franchise, Giger was a painter, sculptor and set designer
Born in Chur, Switzerland, in 1940, he studied architecture and industrial design. He developed a unique style of art in which he combined mechanical, robotic elements with biological lifeforms, as can be seen in his Necronomicon and Necronomicon II books of paintings.
He designed several …
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