Alien and the Artworks of H.R. Giger
January 28, 2013
Hans Rudolf “Ruedi” Giger is a Swiss surrealist painter, sculptor, and set designer. He was part of the special effects team that won an Academy Award for Best Achievement for Visual Effects for their design work on the film Alien. The Alien and its accompanying elements were designed by Giger, while concept artists Ron Cobb and Chris Foss designed the human aspects of the film.