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.