H. R. Giger, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


H. R. Giger

Swiss surrealist painter, sculptor, set designer

Date of Birth: 05-Feb-1940

Place of Birth: Chur, Graubünden, Switzerland

Date of Death: 12-May-2014

Profession: architect, artist, graphic designer, illustrator, painter, sculptor, designer

Nationality: Switzerland

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About H. R. Giger

  • Hans Ruedi Giger ( GHEE-g?r; German: ['gi?g?r]; 5 February 1940 – 12 May 2014) was a Swiss painter, best known for airbrush images of humans and machines linked together in a cold biomechanical relationship.
  • Later he abandoned airbrush work for pastels, markers, and ink.
  • He was part of the special effects team that won an Academy Award for design work on the film Alien.
  • In Switzerland there are two themed bars that reflect his interior designs, and his work is on permanent display at the H.R.
  • Giger Museum at Gruyères.
  • His style has been adapted to many forms of media, including record album covers, furniture, and tattoos.

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