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HR Giger, Artist Who Gave Life to 'Alien' Creature, Dies at 74

New York Times - 13 May 2014
H. R. Giger, a Swiss painter, sculptor and set designer who mined his own nightmares in creating phantasmagorical works, including the title character — slimy, eyeless and oddly sexual — in the 1979 hit film “Alien,” died on Monday in Zurich. He was 74.
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L'univers sombre et envoûtant de HR Giger

Ouest-France - 26 Jun 2017
Tout l'été, l'oeuvre de l'artiste visionnaire H.R. Giger, père du monstre d'Alien, s'expose au Lieu unique. Voici cinq bonnes raisons d'y courir. Première exposition d'envergure depuis la disparition du maître. Peintures, dessins, sculptures, meubles ...
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In Space No One Can Make You Think: Why 'Prometheus' Failed - 23 Jun 2017
The Jockey was envisioned by Alien creators Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett to be as far removed from humanity as possible, desires later reflected by creature creator H.R. Giger. The universe was simply too big for mankind to be anything more than an ...
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HR Giger : la nuit, les pulsions, l'Alien, au Lieu Unique de Nantes

exponaute - 17 Jun 2017
Pour beaucoup, il est le père de l'effroyable créature de la saga cinématographique Alien. Pour une poignée d'amateurs d'univers torturés et claustrophobiques, il est un des plus grands créateurs de la seconde moitié du XXe siècle. Hans Ruedi Giger, à ...
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The pornographer from another planet: how HR Giger created Alien - 11 May 2017
In the late 1970s, 20th Century Fox began auditioning directors for Alien, a science fiction script they had in the works. One of the names initially considered to make the film was Robert Aldrich, the Hollywood veteran behind Kiss Me Deadly and What ...
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Album Review: Jon Dice, 'Tropics'

Seven Days - 21 Jun 2017
It starts with a meditative bell and an eerie, distorted vocal sample, like a recording found on the wreckage of a spaceship destroyed by one of H.R. Giger's aliens (the Swiss painter designed the concept art for the movie franchise Alien). The track ...
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Inside the Barbican's sci-fi movie wonderland

Engadget - 02 Jun 2017
They're flanked by manuscripts, concept art and other intriguing props — one cabinet hides a metal chair designed by H. R. Giger for Alejandro Jodorowsky's unreleased film adaption of Dune. But the exhibition is about more than film set leftovers ...
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Culinary Road Trip in Switzerland

Passport Magazine - 22 Jun 2017
Tel: +41-26-921-2102., quaint local shops, and a captivatingly bizarre HR Giger Museum (Château St. Germain. Tel: +41-26-921-2200. created by Academy Award–winning HR Giger (Alien), that features ...
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Every Alien kill, ranked

SYFY WIRE (blog) - 23 Jun 2017
The Alien Anthology has a long and bloody history of containing an unusually high carnage count, as H.R. Giger's terrifying biomechanical beasts are insanely effective killing machines with their multiple sets of retractable razor-sharp jaws ...
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Alien: Covenant and HR Giger's lasting impact on the franchise

Den of Geek UK - 17 May 2017
It's like something out of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, certainly - one of Covenant's many allusions to gothic and romantic literature - but it could also be viewed as an affectionate homage to the Alien's real creator: HR Giger. In 1978, it was Giger ...
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A Disturbingly Beautiful Tribute to HR Giger's Nightmarish Work

WIRED - 27 Oct 2016
For most of his life, the Swiss artist, whose morbid artistry informed the look and feel of the entire *Alien *franchise, suffered from debilitating night terrors. Giger was an expert in translating his fears into beauty. “He worked through his horrors ...

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