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May 13th, 2014, 17:26
He died 12th of may from injuries after a fall.

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May 13th, 2014, 17:38
Oh crap, extremely sorry to hear that. Huge admirer…
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May 13th, 2014, 17:41
Yeah, I have just read about it. Sad…
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May 13th, 2014, 20:35
Just heared about this also, his work was fantastic
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May 13th, 2014, 23:10
I heard he actually died after a giant phallus-shaped object burst from his chest.

Jokes aside (I think he would have liked that one), he was a fantastic artist, and he's responsible for some truly extraordinary creations across multiple industries.

The design of the Xenomorph is hands-down the single most influential piece of art in modern science fiction.

RIP Hans Rudolf Giger
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May 13th, 2014, 23:33
he was a good egg
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May 14th, 2014, 09:52
Not fond of anyone dying, though this guy is responsible for the most effective creature in motion picture history.

In fact, I can't think of a single creature that's even close - except perhaps "The Thing" - which isn't really a single creature design.

He clearly had some issues - but that turned out to be of help when making art.

At least his talents won't be wasted on more Prometheus movies.
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May 16th, 2014, 01:30
Some of the most nightmarish imagery I've ever seen
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May 26th, 2014, 10:29
Ohhh, now that's very sad - that was a very creative and successful artist who made lots of haunting art - even in games - Darkseed on Amiga and PC anyone?
Rest In Peace H. R. Giger….
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May 28th, 2014, 20:23
Terrible. Seems like a lot of people I've known end up dying from falling down the stairs, when you add them up over the years.
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