Farewell To H.R. Giger, Architect Of Our Nightmares

Giger died in the hospital Monday at the age of 74There will be countless eulogies pouring in today for the man, which is surprising, maybe, considering the collective nightmares he imprinted on (now multiple) generations of science fiction fans. But there may not be anyone who deserves the recognition more. 

A sculptor, painter, album designer, and, finally, set designer, Giger created a dark vision of the future that would seem at odds with most sci-fi of its day. Alien followed the crew of the spaceship Nostromo, as it’s invaded by a creature that slowly, viciously, and assuredly begins hunting and killing them.”

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