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Luis Jimenez's Death

Born (Birthday) Jul 30, 1940

Death Date June 13, 2006

Age of Death 65 years

Cause of Death Accident

Profession Sculptor

The sculptor Luis Jimenez died at the age of 65. Here is all you want to know, and more!

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Famous for Vaquero, Man on Fire, and other boldly colored fiberglass artworks with Latino and Southwestern American themes, this Mexican-American sculptor received a 1993 New Mexico Governor’s Award for his artistic accomplishments.

His artist and fashion designer daughter, Elisa Jimenez, competed on the Fourth Season of Project Runway.

Luis Jimenez, a major American sculptor whose piece Vaquero welcomes visitors to Houston’s Moody Park, died Tuesday as a result of injuries suffered in an accident in his studio in Hondo, N.M. A large section of his 32-foot-high work Blue Mustang, intended for Denver International Airport, fell on him and severed an artery in his leg. He was 65.