Hans Rudolf "Ruedi"
Giger published around 20 books in all, and his works were exhibited in Paris, Prague and New York. He also created designs for "Alien 3" (1992), "Prometheus" (2012) and other movies.
Two bars he designed in Switzerland have been compared to marooned alien spaceships.
Photo: MUSEUM HR GIGER
In 1914 the
I construct lines and color combinations on a flat surface, in order to express general beauty with the utmost awareness. Nature (or, that which I see) inspires me, puts me, as with any painter, in an emotional state so that an urge comes about to make something, but I want to come as close as possible to the
I believe it is possible that, through horizontal and vertical lines constructed with awareness, but not with calculation, led by high intuition, and brought to harmony and rhythm, these basic forms of beauty, supplemented if necessary by other direct lines or curves, can become a work of
Mondrian died at the age of 71 in
A Twin Painting of
Juxtaposing the two paintings - and using infrared technology, which works like an X-ray, allowing one to see beneath the paint to see previous, obscured versions - conservators say that Leonardo and the painter of the replica made exactly the same changes at the same time.