H.R. Giger, Surrealist Artist and ‘Alien’ Designer, Dead at 74

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Surrealist painter Hans Ruedi Giger, whose designs inspired the creature in Alien and whose otherworldly and often grotesque art graced album covers for Emerson, Lake and Palmer, Debbie Harry and Danzig, died Monday, following hospitalization for falling down the stairs in his Zurich home. He was 74.

Look back at H.R. Giger’s greatest cover art, from Debbie Harry to Danzig

Giger described his artwork as “biomechanical,” BBC

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